A cold day in Lombardia

Today is another cold wet day where I live in Gemonio. My daughter is in school and I’ve spent the morning trying to catch up on my e-mail, keep the fire going, and thinking of new ways to thaw out my feet. There are stacks of laundry to wash, socks to knit, and then I have to decide if I want a peanut butter sandwich or leftover chili and refried beans for lunch. I think I’m going to go for the hot! Here’s my windowbox arugula patch; a flash of green in the midst of all the grey:

By bonniemcclellan

Mother, poet, american ex-pat from Texas living in Northern Italy.


  1. Thanks for the comments! The snowy picture is from last November but they're predicting snow for Friday (only an inch tho). This year the province has made snow tires (or chains in the car) mandatory. Robin Kay is very excited about the first snow that should be coming…

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