Of Syracuse, Cotton fields and an unpopular journey

Welcome to La Trattoria di Leonardo, our little Italian restaurant, open just the week of my Mother's birthday! This Monday was my Mother's birthday and we decided to make an Italian Birthday party for her with ciabatta, tonno alla siracusiana, breadsticks, cantuccini and Italian salad, bottles of wine, prosecco... My sister and I had to … Continue reading Of Syracuse, Cotton fields and an unpopular journey

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The butler, the bounty hunter and the wardrobe

First of all the Movie 'The Help' mysteriously turned into 'The Butler', a great journey through U.S. history in a soft tone and without too much pathos and with a great cast even in the smallest parts. Even Darth Vader liked the movie...but he didn't make it to the end, he was Cherry Coke flavored … Continue reading The butler, the bounty hunter and the wardrobe

Of Gumbos, Indians, Muses and Kings

Oh I've forgotten to mention some great books about New Orleans, Mardi Gras, Louisiana tradition and history: Gumbo Ya-Ya: A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales by Robert Tallant (Author), Lyle Saxon (Author), Edward Dreyer (Author) https://lesen.amazon.de/kp/card?asin=B00CMEMK8W&preview=inline&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_hMqIybFCQD699 https://lesen.amazon.de/kp/card?asin=B005IQ64H4&preview=inline&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_eQqIybS3Z5FX2 https://lesen.amazon.de/kp/card?asin=B003ZYEWIE&preview=inline&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_ISqIybZAY051Y And for the perfect music background:  

We’re in this together now

So my sista is in Italy sending me beautiful pictures....and I'm sitting here alone all the time...so I've been busy sewing the Star Wars night gowns and they look really nice. And now here's a picture of Hannibal and Lennard They are such a nice couple, they really love each other. Lennard has been alone … Continue reading We’re in this together now

“Who’s the more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?”

That's my quote for this week. So let's start this post with some random music and book recommendations First a very good accoustic version of 'US Government' by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club in a minor key: BRMC live at KEXP A sweet Green Day performance of 'Good Riddance' and 'Ordinary World', a very catchy song … Continue reading “Who’s the more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?”

Well organized Happy Endings and duck conspiracy

Yeah Frankie got his Happy Ending as a shopping bag for my sista: Oh and here you can also see my dummy wearing my new blouse and my Star Wars/Finn-Poe Jacket inspired bag..... And I also made some storage cases cause my sista complained lately that our bathroom cupboards aren't organized enough... What else can … Continue reading Well organized Happy Endings and duck conspiracy