June 17, 2009

When in Rome...

...gaze at pretty buildings,

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go to the Spanish Steps at night and enjoy the amazing views,
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pick up a rose for your loved ones from the local (insistent) vendors,
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buy a fun toy (from the local vendor) to play with that glows in the dark and is so cool to watch fly thru the evening sky,
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eat an INSANE amount of gelato,
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take a funny picture in front of one of the gazillion fountains,
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enjoy the experience with people you love,
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eat, eat, eat,
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and eat,
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take in your surroundings,
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buy a "I heart Roma" t-shirt,
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oh, and eat...
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lots of pasta,
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and dessert at every meal,
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and try and remember how beautiful it all is,
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and if you can swing it, lick a pope lolly,
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and go back if you can.
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The End.

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh, this is one of my favorite posts! I feel like I've just revisited that beautiful place! Too many favorite pics(but one would have to be Brennan looking over her daddy's shoulder!)

XXOO
Mom

Anonymous said...

Love the story thru pics!

Steph

The Shape said...

nice pics. Have to say that the Pope lollypop is one of the weirdest/creepiest things I have ever seen.

Anonymous said...

LOVE IT! Love the words you wrote and the pictures .. what an amazing city and family you have!

XOXO

-susan

Tracy is ... Loving Pretty Things said...

ouch. i just got a pang....I. WANT. TO. GO. BACK. I can't believe it is already a memory of mine....AND YOURS TOO!

Your pictures are FABULOUS. you have such a talent, Molly!

xoxo

Jen said...

The pic of Adam by the fountain and B licking a pope lollypop are too funny. The food looks terrific. Don't you want to go back already?!

emily said...

Thanks Molly!
What a wonderful trip...what a great place and time...feels like I was there, too...thank you!
love,
ems

Chrissy Radeleff said...

Great post! Love the story element! The pope lolly is awesome!

Anonymous said...

Hi Molly:

I'll come back to this post often...you really caught the spirit of it all, and I could hear the sounds, taste the tastes, laugh at the laughs, and cherish the time anew--just like I was there...OH! I WAS! ...thank you.

In Him,

Granddad

Kellyry said...

Awesome ending with great pics to really capture your time there!

Shannon Lott said...

Ha ha ha. This post was awesome. Love all the eating. And of course the fountain shot. And who knew? A Pope lolly? Awesome.

anna said...

oh.my.gosh. easily the most gorgeous place i have ever seen in pictures! wow!

Anonymous said...

Love the narrative. :) and of course the pics.. that's a given.
KM