The Holidays are just around the corner! Here is the perfect holiday gift idea. With the age of the Internet, IPhone and Xbox, a book, can be a meaningful gift to be cherished. Adventure, romance and escape await as you pore over these pages. This saga is based on true family stories. Order your Sicilian… Continue reading Holiday Gifts with Books!
"I became involved with each of the characters, especially the women…some because of their passion and emotions, and some because of their strength and perseverance."
"Gino Catania leaned over the Archimedes, and watched the beautiful, warm sunny land of Napoli disappear as the ship slowly left the dock..." (Not my photo; taken from Google copyright free images)
"Papa had a great sense of humor. He kept himself busy playing little jokes on his wife so he could hear her laugh. The Catania household was boisterous, loving and giving. Laughter was no stranger in their house..." "Laughter was no stranger in their house..."
"They are a clan of dreamers, travelers, and optimists - and they all know the importance of loyalty and love."
I have a little story that I would like to share with all of our readers. It goes like this. --Geraldine D. Villalba "When I was ten years old, and this was during the depression years, my younger brother came to me with a banana. It was the only one left and he wanted to… Continue reading Bananas, Brothers & Bites
"It was a perfect day. The wind had earlier swept the sky clean of all the dirty clouds, or many of them, and now there was only a gentle breeze coming from the south. The afternoon was warm, with the sun shining through the leaves of the trees, making unique, but interesting shadows on the… Continue reading A Perfect Day
implacable adj. im·pla·ca·ble \ (ˌ)im-ˈpla-kə-bəl , -ˈplā- \ |not capable of being appeased, significantly changed, or mitigated "A Sicilian man with a tormented soul, a man not easily appeased, struggles to find happiness as he sees all of his dreams shattered, one by one." --The Implacable Sicilian A Sicilian Saga
A big christening party for the new baby was planned for the coming October, after the prunes and apricots were dehydrated. Once the fruit was in the dehydrator, all the fruit farmers relaxed and thought that after working hard for so many months, it was time have fun. "The baptismal affair was a good excuse… Continue reading Family Reunion
A tavola non si invecchia! At the table with good friends & family you do not become old!