Signs, Signs, Everywhere There’s Signs

There is a song from 1970 called Signs.  It was re-released by Tesla in 1990 which made it famous.  As we were walking through Florence, I couldn’t help but think of the song as we came across some most interesting signs.  What made them stand out even more to me is that I had seen a few of these back in Barcelona, some in fact, right on my street corner!!  I had been curious about them but thought there were just local pranksters playing a joke – but when I saw them in Florence I realized there was likely more to it than that.

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Weekend in Firenze (Florence)

Josh, wonderful guy that he is, surprised me with a trip for our 12 year anniversary back in September. Exhausted from our US and Croatia trips, I was glad that we would get a 6 week reprieve from getting on a plane before heading out to Florence, Italy but excited about our upcoming trip nonetheless as I love Italy!

I can’t say I was looking forward to the 1.5 hour flight to Florence, but I wasn’t feeling as fear stricken as usual.  I’m not sure if that is because I had a few pretty decent flights in recent history or if it was because of the fears my mom overcame to come see me just before our trip, but I was feeling pretty good overall.  Then I Continue reading