Delicious duck Italian style
Have returned once more to my beloved Tuscany, this year much later due to my daughter's wedding. The light is different this late in the season, lots of exquisite mists that make familiar phantasmagoric. The wild boar keep digging for worms and tiny roots, causing havoc to the lawn, and deer bark at each other moving like lightening through the woods. Lots of long walks, especially just before sunset. Fight the cold by dancing non stop, raking leaves and pruning bushes by the hour. Have a new wood burning stove that requires constant feeding, but it is toasty and doesn't smoke, a real problem with open fire.
Am so excited that Adult Adoptee Anthology: Perpetual Child, Dismantling the Stereotype, is at the top of charts both for new books on adoption, parenting and in general. Quite an achievement. So much heart and hard work went into creating this volume to which both Jen and I contributed a chapter. It is available in print and e-version as well. Very affordable and well worth delving into the different personal stories and perspectives. Both writing own piece and reading others' has been an extremely moving and enriching experience. A great honor to be part of such a meaningful collective.
Love to all,
Cypress trees in heavy mist