*The way we were: the Fienile from 1970 to 2006

This is an article that I wrote for Jessie at Wandering Educators, which I am reprinting in part here. In 1994 Allen and I bought the property we had been renting for over 10 years. The reasons why we ended up in Tuscany – on a hilltop in the Valdarno – are totally serendipitous, and […]

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*Introducing… Il Poggiolo blog!

September flowers (called “Four O’clocks)  at Il Poggiolo In this blog I hope to give you a sense of what life is like at Il Poggiolo and in the Valdarno. You’ll see seasonal changes in the garden, views at different times of the days,  places of local interest, and whatever might be fun to do […]

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