Rome August 1999

1999 Rome

My first stay in beautiful and magical Rome. After my first year in Paris, having exhausted all my life savings, I had moved back to the U.S. to figure out my next move. I sold my hi-fi system, which was my one remaining earthly possession other than my Leicas that was worth anything, and borrowed $3000 from a former employer and my friends Karen and Christof, and headed back to Europe. My dear friend Anna Bruna had kindly arranged for me to stay with her mother, Munda, in Rome. She said that the Roman more