And we have a new member.
"Everything looks so crisp!" says-he-who-can-now-see.
|My mom (far left), and her two sisters, Paola and Tizi.|
|My mom and I in front of the same fountain, 1967|
|Zia Paola holding me, 1967|
|While I returned many times throughout the years, |
in 2006 I returned again, this time with my husband and sons
|Family in the piazza, 2010|
|The gift I kept|
|These boots are made for walking|
|Even the dice are vintage 70's|
|The older boys, playing a game. |
I loved hearing them laugh, talk, and tease each other.
|I placed the 12 Days of Christmas boxes under my alpine trees|
|A Catholic explanation of the song, "Twelve Days of Christmas"|
|A verse, a good deed, and some chocolate|
|After opening a box, I moved it from under the alpine tree and placed it |
near our manger scene in the kitchen.