Detroit-based writer and painter Ron Teachworth, has written and directed a feature film and published fiction for children and adults. Inspired by the frescoes of San Marco, his newest novel, The Annunciation, is available as an e-book from http://goo.gl/oydZQP and http://goo.gl/qyRb5W. See more at www.ronteachworthliterary.com.
My first visit to Florence in 2000 was a family trip during which, like most Americans traveling abroad, I clutched my Lonely Planet guide book with both hands, knowing we were in the city for just two days. With three children in tow, including one in diapers, it was hectic.