Category Archives: Rome/Italy


Book buying binges generally occur at the Feltrinelli’s bordering Piazza della Repubblica. And when we pass the statues of Quattro Fontane, I sigh. These stone tableaux, one for each corner of the intersection of via dell Quattro Fontane and via … Continue reading

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Spoglia at Trastevere

“Spoglia”* from the Latin “spoils” is the repurposing of architectural elements. And Rome is full of them. Here is a small house that looks as if it’s been “excavated” from a wall at Trastevere. Next to a column inserted in … Continue reading

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Bancarella di Fiori

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“Live life as if everthing is in your favor.” Rumi

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The Judas Tree

You know it’s springtime in Rome when the Judas trees are in bloom. -30-

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