Beach Day No.1

Ciao a tutti, It’s currently 11:28 p.m. Italia time (as Mama says), and I am sleep deprived and sun drunk. I honestly don’t know how or why I’m awake because I was wired last night and didn’t sleep, but as I always say… I’ll sleep when I’m dead? Inspirational? Yep. Today was the first beach […]

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I’m Home!

Ciao a tutti, This is the first blog of 2018 coming to you from my bedroom in Ragusa. I’ve missed this place so much! I love my bedroom here… I can lay here with the windows open and have fresh air, and the room just inspires my creativity. Being back in Ragusa feels surreal to […]

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Adventures in Palermo

Ciao tutti, I apologize for the delay in this post. After coming back from Palermo, I’ve barely had time to breath! My host mother’s friend, who I met during my first week in Sicily, had her baby on Tuesday! We were returning from Palermo, so we had to drive back to Catania later in the […]

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Strictly Business (Or Not)

Ciao tutti, One of the goals that I set before coming to Sicilia was to shadow my host mother or father in their career so that I could experience an international business situation. Today, I achieved that goal! My host mother had to meet with the overarching agency that she coordinates with to rent villas, […]

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Abby vs Bugs: The Trilogy

Ciao tutti, I’m still recovering from my food coma from yesterday. Thankfully, we ate much lighter today, so I’m starting to feel a little better. I had trouble falling asleep last night because I was so full! Once I did fall asleep, I had a strange night. I remember hearing ringing and buzzing noises in […]

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