De Pasti in Chicago

Romanian Orthodox Easter in Chicago

Vreti a sti cum e la o biserica Ortodoxa Romana din SUA in noaptea de Pasti? Aceasta e experienta mea (in acest an in Chicago; acum citiva ani in Orlando, Fl iar cu si mai mult timp in urma in Hollywood, Florida): Adevarat, sint obisnuita cu noptile de Inviere in Arad, [...] Read more »

Our drive to South Florida

West Palm Beach

Seventeen years ago I made the sunny state of Florida my home and there are no regrets. I still enjoy our “Sunshine State” and all the benefits it offers: no state income tax, inexpensive housing, lots of sun, beautiful views and a variety of nationalities living together. Last Friday my [...] Read more »

Orlando Fall Festivals

orlando fall festivals

As the weather cools and autumn sets in the Orlando fall festivals begin, much like spring time in a northern state. Beginning mid-September the outdoor concerts, food and wine, and Oktoberfest type festivals commence. Some free, some not, Orlando fall festivals large and small continue nearly every weekend, merging in [...] Read more »

italia euro café and gelato

italia euro café and gelato winter park fl

Vistors to Italy will remark that finding gelato with the same texture and flavor outside of Italy is a rare treat, not so easy to find. Lucky for Orlando area residents and visitors there exists italia euro café and gelato, said to hit the mark. Located in Hannibal Square at the [...] Read more »

Pigeon Houses in Orlando, FL

orlando pigeon home

Taking pictures and yesterday posting the houses in Bangor, Maine I remembered the pigeon homes that I love in Orlando, FL. Thinking that some of you will love them too, and might get some inspiration from them, I decided to post some pictures here. The street that hosts them is [...] Read more »