We've got three state-side posts left to go before my blog is actually legitimate--that is, we are actually reporting from Italy!
Our Buon Viaggio party is January 29 and is also the last day of work for both of us.
Doug has been experiencing a flood of memories of our life here in Oregon:
Choosing our Christmas tree every year and bringing it home on skis:
Friends who are dear and never boring:
and Rainshadow Farm, our life for almost 20 years:
There are lots of dogheads in our photos from there.
Croce Rossa in Italy. I found Greenpeace there (I'm interested in the oceans)...but it will take time to see where the needs are. Calabria is not Rome.
We have already found a local hiking group. I heard that the mountain lunches will be an improvement over my American sandwich with an apple stuffed in a pocket. Different mountains, different friends, different sunsets, different life.