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August 2011

Espresso Cups planted with small cacti

Our cousin, Vito in Regalbuto, does some wonderful plantings, including bonsai olive trees. Here, he has made great use of the traditional cups used for coffee in the ubiquitous Sicilian bars that are on nearly every corner. I love the effect gained by massing a bunch of these together on a shelf. I think it […]

Photo: Pears on the garden

Our cousin, Serafino, grows some amazing fruit in his garden, including these wonderful pears. This even during construction of a new house practically on top of his garden for his daughter, son-in-law and 3 grandchildren. Things are in quite a state with construction equipment and supplies everywhere, but the garden still continues. It is always […]