weekly wrap up

weekly wrap up

by Amy Azzarito

It has certainly been a steamy week in New York. Not that I’m complaining (much). I love summer but staying cool is a bit of a challenge. And in my mind, no one knows how to keep cool better than Southern Italians. My great-grandfather came from a tiny town in Puglia, Italy so this book, Masseria: The Italian Farmhouses of Puglia, had particular resonance for me. Stone floors, white stucco, white linens – just flipping through the pages makes me feel cooler – now if only I could train my cats to bring me a limoncello. Hope you all enjoy your summer weekend! See you on Monday!  –Amy

Photography: © Mark Roskams, Masseria: The Italian Farmhouses of Puglia, Rizzoli New York, 2011.

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