Well, Ava and I have finished Part One of Don Quixote. 434 pages in 4 months. It took a lot … Continue reading Part II or The Quixotic Adventures of Vanessa and Ava
So, just when we were floundering in a scary sea of the great unknown, Spain popped into the picture, … Continue reading Our Journey Begins
The day we decided to take all three of our children out of school to … Continue reading The Galileo School 2.0: Adventure Re-invented
On Sunday July 21, 2013, I organized and lead the clean-up of a neglected pond in our park. A group … Continue reading Strack Pond Clean-up
At 8:30 A.M. on December 7th 1941, one hundred and seventy Japanese torpedo bombers attacked the U.S. Naval fleet at … Continue reading Pearl Harbor
Since the arrival of the Polynesians in about 300 A.D, traditional Hawaiian cuisine has certainly been unique from most of … Continue reading The History of Food in Hawaii
As you may know, our family started Pizza Patrol, a service project where we delivered hot pizza to the victims … Continue reading Good Day New York!
Two weeks ago, Hurricane Sandy hit New York City. The hurricane left Queens, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Long Island completely … Continue reading Pizza Patrol!
Sicilia! I’ve always wanted to go to Sicily for as long as I can remember. My great great grandmother came … Continue reading Sicily
Today is my final entry (for Italy), and it is a very special one indeed. During a visit to a … Continue reading Jack’s Food Blog: Ciminna