Category Archive: Travel

And Off We Go…

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Well, the day to leave for our wedding & honeymoon trip is finally here. Got up around 5:45 and spent the next 4 hours finishing up printing itineraries, last minute packing, and general… Continue reading

Blessings…

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We are packed and running around finishing up last minute details. We attended mass where Father Crispin and the parish of Saint John the Evangelist prayed for us and played the wedding march… Continue reading

Why?

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After reading our blog or hearing us talk about all the layers and layers of process and other red tape we are wading through in order to to get married in a little… Continue reading

The Atto Notorio Weekend

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One of the documents we need in order to get married in Italy is the Atto Notorio. In English it translates to “sworn statement” but that hardly describes the hassle that is required… Continue reading

Less than One Month To Go, Part 3

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In Part 1 of this series of posts, I outlined the myriad things that need to be done in order for us to wed, for it all to be official and sacramentally valid,… Continue reading

Less than One Month To Go, Part 2

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In Part 1 of this series of posts, I outlined the myriad things that need to be done in order for us to wed, for it all to be official and sacramentally valid,… Continue reading

Less than One Month To Go, Part 1

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It’s hard to believe that it’s less than a month until our wedding. We still have so many things to do but, for the most part, everything is under control. Things that we… Continue reading

Location Decided! Planning Begins!

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On Wednesday we headed north from the agriturisimo. Today our plan was to hit at least four different towns and perhaps five or six churches. Last June, in 2011, I proposed to Suzanna… Continue reading

Visceral Response

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After touring numerous churches with Paul, each one a perfectly lovely setting for a wedding, I started to question my ability to make a decision. I started to ask myself the same questions… Continue reading

Southern Tuscany

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We arrived at our agriturismo on Monday, the lovely San Lorenzo a Linari (recommended!), about 8K southwest of Siena. We awoke around 4:40 AM unable to sleep due the whole time zone shift… Continue reading