“If I’m an advocate for anything, it’s to move… walk in someone else’s shoes or at least eat their food, it’s a plus for everybody. Open your mind, get up off your couch and move.”
          –Anthony Bourdain

there’s johnny: days of wine and covid - Slowly a drunken head cranes up towards me, “What? I can’t even hear you?” My gentle baritone is not best suited for the assignment. I try to locate my breathing, unclench my fists, and prepare for another go. “Look at me!! Look … at … me. Do you see the mask I am wearing? With […]
theres johnny: sicily, agrigento - July 6, 2019  “Things are about to get interesting”, I mutter to myself. I am waiting at the Avis office in downtown Palermo. My taxi ride here left a big impression. Aware, as I was, that at the end of this ride I would pick up my rental car and driving across Sicily, I paid […]