“Be all God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” St. Catherine I knew we would be good friends from the start. Catherine has that presence that compels you to be close to her, to… Read More ›
Surrounded by legend. Steeped in mystery. Baffling, bewildering and perplexing. These magnificent bronze horses that pranced high above the arched loggia of St. Marks Basilica in Venice for 500 years have been talked about for centuries, even to this day. They… Read More ›
Bones….a pile of bones. Discovered below St. Peters Victory Monument at his grave site deep underneath the main altar of the basilica by his own name. Could they be his actual bones? In a rush of excitement, world-famous anatomist from Sicily, Professor Venerando Correnti, was called… Read More ›
“Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” Galileo Galilei Evening sunlight plays delicately among the luscious grape clusters, casting shadows across the nurturing volcanic soil that feeds the vine. The sun’s vitamin-enriching warmth had done its job. Cool evening breezes… Read More ›
Axel Munthe: Capri’s Remarkable ‘Saint’.
Fly on, fly on…..strait to my own far country in the north where you will be safe from man.” Axel Munthe They came to Capri by the thousands: wood pigeons, thrushes, turtle-doves, waders, quails, golden orioles, skylarks, nightingales, swallows and… Read More ›