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Tell a Tuscan Story – October 2009

Across the Tuscan hills, gnarly shaped olive trees cast intriguing silhouettes against the sky, their silvery sage-green leaves sway softly in the gentle breezes. Our creative group spent a week at the Water Mill Farm olive grove, a beautiful and mysterious backdrop for our writing and photography retreat.

Our host, Louise Maciejewski, British expatriate, is an Etruscan scholar who fell in love with Italy and never left. She opened her antique farmhouse to us, sharing her love of the Italian landscape and her expansive knowledge of its history. We wrote, snapped photographs, and shared in the wonder that is Italy.

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Tell a Tuscan Story – October 2008

On our creative adventure to the Tuscan hills, writers and artists alike reveled in the majesty and appreciated the mundane, they captured the vivid hues of the rolling hills and the myriad textures of the provincial towns to spin new stories. It was a week of wonderment against a backdrop of sensuous sights and sounds and flavors.

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