History Lesson: The NC State Capitol Building

My husband, daughter, and I recently had a rare weekday off together. We decided to wander around downtown Raleigh, with the goal of finding a new spot for me to take some cityscape images.  Yet, we mysteriously ended up taking a self-guided tour of the state capitol building. I say it was a mystery but … Continue reading History Lesson: The NC State Capitol Building

The Hermitage of Montecasale

A statue of Saint Francis overlooking the Dolomite mountains on the property of the Hermitage of Montecasale. The simple stone architecture of the Hermitage Since my visit to Tuscany, Italy, I am often asked about the most memorable place I experienced there. While the trip was filled with many unforgettable views and moments, visiting the … Continue reading The Hermitage of Montecasale