Choosing Perseverance

Last Tuesday evening I had a unique experience full of "firsts" here in Vicenza.  Traveling around the world as a musician-teacher has been challenging over the last 8 years.  As with any musician-teacher, the balance between staying musically engaged and teaching music is challenging, especially with language barriers.  Besides that, how many more times do I need … Continue reading Choosing Perseverance

La Fenice: An Under-appreciated Tourist Must-See

Drew and I have been blessed by having many friends and family members visit us, usually wanting for the most part to see us, secondly wanting to see Italy, at least that's what we like to tell ourselves. 😉  We are now on our 9th visitor of 2014, and she has a special story as it's been … Continue reading La Fenice: An Under-appreciated Tourist Must-See