Friday, July 31, 2009

Ain nothing better than salume e fromaggio
Forget sneakers . The only way to do Italy in the summer is with flip flops else you will end up with blisters. Downside: dirty feet
When crossing the street, hope their brakes work!

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Really enjoyed Ostia Antica and will come back again for further exploration as it is a very large city of ruins, yet still beautiful ...
Its amazing how dirty your feet get from walking around the city. In Ostia Antica today, the ancient port of Rome...

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Back to Rome for another two days after a gig in Avezzano . Met some folks last night frm Roma who came to see me, they invited me to a party tonite...

Monday, July 27, 2009

Time for wine! And some olives. Mio piedi a finito
What do you get when you mix a croud of people in close quartes with no a c in very hot weather? B.O.
In the convent. What a totally unique place to stay and experience . The nuns are cooking me dinner this evening...19:30 sharp!

Sunday, July 26, 2009

near Campo di Fiori
Im going to stay in a Convent tomorrow night . Its a hotel run by nuns and supposed to be a real treat and quite lovely. It overlooks the Piazza Farnese
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum...
Enjoying the sights n sounds of Rome on this beautiful Sunday
I am ready to get off this train already! Rome awaits me...

Saturday, July 25, 2009

We are eating and breaking glass . Good Italian wedding ?
Just sang at my first Italian wedding in L'Aquila. Due to the earthquake this spring, the church was closed so the rito de matrimoio was outside...

Thursday, July 23, 2009

What is it m Moltepulciano that makes my Italian better ?
Its always an odd feeling when you board a plane fly thousands of miles then find yourself in another world a day later...

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Decided i need to eat as plane doesn t leave till 10pm which means ain no food till 11:30 or so...
Just spent an hr in a conference rm practicing gtr at the Newark airport . Another 3 hrs layover...
Made it to the airport w plenty time to spare. Its one of the perks w small airports...

Monday, July 20, 2009

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Olga on Facebook

I am really digging Facebook these days. If you are on, please be my fan! xoxox Lord knows it's hot enough down here...

Italy tour

Packing, and cleaning...wondering where my Italian phrase book I need it?

I leave for Italy in two days! Going on tour for a couple weeks and hope I'll get a chance to do some sightseeing in Rome (my favorite city aside from sweet old New Orleans). I finally figured out how to post tour dates on my website, so they are up, plus also on I will be tweeting while overseas, so stay tuned!!

Saturday, July 18, 2009


so the last few days have been a combo of work and lollygagging. i am slowly gearing up for my tour to Italy need to learn some new songs and spirituals, pack, clean and well, lollygag! did i mention it's really freakin' hot?? no reprieve anytime soon...

Thursday, July 16, 2009

What happens when you squeeze the Charmin?

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

wine tasting at dos jefes 5 30 to 7 30

Friday, July 10, 2009

Respecting the weather...