Writer. Traveler. Europhile, especially Italy and France. Hobbies: rescuing animals from abuse, abandonment and mistreatment, and being sous chef around the kitchen to my chef de cuisine wife.
Corridor of Darkness, A Novel of Nazi Germany (paperback)
Monthly Archives: January 2013
Let’s face it, it’s not difficult to find great food in Italy, but a lot depends on your taste. And you’ll have your share of disappointments if not careful. Contrary to popular opinion, you can get a mediocre meal, particularly … Continue reading
Okay, listen, those were different times, so don’t go all judgmental on me. Just stick around till you’ve heard the whole story, then decide. My grad school buddy Mike and I were completing the standard rite of passage for any … Continue reading
What is it about dragging yourself out from under that down comforter, pulling on some clothes, and setting forth on foot early–not five a.m. early, but six, or six-thirty or even seven–when the sun has just begun to reclaim the … Continue reading
WARNING: VIOLENCE POSSIBLY DISTURBING TO SOME READERS Pedestrians quickened their pace as they passed Gestapo headquarters in Königsberg. Muffled cries or the occasional scream rising from the shielded basement windows resonated in the mind of any hapless passer-by. Mothers with … Continue reading