How to thrive in Florence Italy as a single solo traveler

Solo Travel in Florence, Italy

Solo Travel never really appealed to me until recently. As I settle into myself in my 30’s, solo travel sounds more and more like an adventure with someone I enjoy rather than a stretch of loneliness.   Florence’s open markets were one of the unexpected delights of Florence:   I booked a truffle hunting tour…

Visiting Seattle’s Freeway Park

The first time I drove down the freeway that cuts through downtown Seattle, my attention was drawn upward. I’d seen freeway lids plenty of times, but Seattle’s downtown freeway lid hinted at something unique and spectacular: towering evergreens extended high over the lid and wandering vines dangled far over the edges. This, I would later…

6 ways to Repurpose a Vintage C Clamp

One easy way to add a bit of a not-too-harsh industrial vibe to your home is with vintage C clamps. Once only used for woodworking and similar construction projects, C clamps can be used to support shelves, add hooks, or secure items where you need them. C-clamps blend well into interior decor. Today’s utilitarian, shiny…