A Very Present Photograph

I just returned from Italy, the land of good food, large gatherings, and plentiful hand gestures for communication. I had a delightful time. Va bene. I traversed┬áhundreds of miles via planes, trains and automobiles. I hoofed┬ádozens of miles with my own two feet. I witnessed literally centuries of history: People, places, vistas, monuments. And in…