Post Archive of Rachel

On why I STILL don’t speak Italian

Before coming to Italy, I predicted learning the language would be my biggest struggle. I was right. But not for

Finding our next home

Home. Since we moved here, my ideas about what home is have shifted. I used to think home was the

You Make Me Brave

This is usually one of my most favorite times of year. That week between Christmas and New Years where the

The tale of crab dip and a pashmina

  I hope some day soon I’ll look back on last night and laugh. For now I’m still mortified and

I don’t care what they’re going to say…

I’m not sure quite when it happened. Maybe when I turned 30? Or when I headed back into the working

One Year in Italy

One whole year. Wow that was fast. As I reflect on the last 365 days, I have mixed feelings about