Italians in Bosnia

“In 150 houses surrounded with nature, near Prijedor, an Italian community has been living for over a century. They all have Italian passports in Stivor, they learn Italian in schools, they read Italian newspapers and they live on Italian pensions.”

The website “Ecotourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina” seemingly promotes Bosnia. […]

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Ritorno alla Terra

Questo mi fa piangere per quanto e forte il Sig. Petrini, il poeta del movimento Slow Food’It is not a Utopian world I am talking about, it is human nature to overcome these types of challenges but let me tell you now, the biggest challenge humanity faces today is how to […]

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Bathing Beauties

Another link to my multicultural heritage that I am intermittently fascinated with…It seems to appear out of nowhere. The adoration of a Russian Mother icon or a sudden lust for royal Russian drama stories from the past. Endless days of looking through Culinaria Russia. And then I am entranced, looking for […]

At the Residence

 Karen Bozik, Director/Designer for the Holiday Events at the Governor’s Residence, invited yours truly along with other individuals and organizations to contribute to this years installations at Boettcher Mansion.  I saw some of Karen’s pieces from last year’s installation via Facebook – beautiful handcrafted Victorian type dolls, cards. collages […]

Coffee Rituals

Sometimes I revisit pictures of coffee cups, keepsakes from my therapeutic Tasseology sessions. The cups or fildzani in Bosnian, retain the dark, finely ground coffee at the bottom, and there lie the secrets. This is one way for me to remember the stories.  The cup reveals tales from the subconscious, […]