Stacey Eskelin
Living in Italy, Culture, Lifestyle, Travel, Recipes, Heath and Fitness, Relationships
Created 16 Apr 2021
  • Deep Inside An Italian Cave, You Can Hear Music Of The Spheres
    14 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    The cave entrance to the Grotta Sonora In Calcata Vecchia, an artists’ colony about sixty miles north of Rome, there is a cave nestled inside a hill that was excavated by the ancient Etruscans. Housed...
  • Humiliating Your Dog With Costumes, Cappuccino Halloween Edition #1
    13 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 3 4
    #Goals: A look that says HOW COULD YOU? We here at Cappuccino are of the opinion that all smush-faced creetchurs must be humiliated with costumes, especially at Halloween. Pugs, Frenchies, even a half...
  • Nusret Gökçe Throws Salt In Our Faces
    12 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 4 10
    Equal parts Tony Montana from Scarface and kiddie birthday magician, salt impresario Nusret Gökçe demonstrates his signature moves In the event that you’ve been living under a rock for the last four y...
  • The Grotesque and Disturbing Story of The Italian Castrati Singers
    11 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 4 2
    Carlo Broschi, known to his legions of admirers as the great castrato Farinelli 18th century women swooned at the sound of their voices, some clutching wax figures of these gods of their idolatry whos...
  • 2 Apps You Can't Live Without & Free Cappuccino Wallpapers
    07 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 3
    Photo by Jess Bailey We’re coming up on a six month anniversary here at Cappuccino, which is why I wanted to give you something to thank you for reading, sharing, and supporting the publication. I wis...
  • What's Wrong With Texas?
    06 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 3 7
    I moved to Texas when I was twelve. My mom got a job offer in Houston, and off we went, packing up our townhouse in Los Alamitos, California (think: track homes, manicured lawns, the Los Alamitos Race...
  • If You Don't Know Padre Pio, You Don't Know Italy
    05 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 2 4
    As a Italian Franciscan Capuchin, friar, priest, saint, stigmatist and mystic, he is one of the most beloved figures in the Catholic world—of greater importance to the Italian faithful, perhaps, than ...
  • What Do You Do With A Pedophile?
    04 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 5 5
    Photo by Jonathan Borba Lionel B. taught music at a public high school in New York. He packed his own lunches, wore plaid button-downs, and played showtunes on the piano. Well-intentioned friends trie...
  • RECIPE: Polish Pickle Soup
    30 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 2 4
    My boyfriend John is the real cook in this house. He’s also the official expert on all things Eastern European. If you have questions about Russia, Poland, Belarus, he’s your guy. Fortunately for me, ...
  • A Three-Step Method for Neutralizing Your Inner Critic
    29 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 4 6
    Photo by Adli Wahid I went into a recording studio twice last week to lay down audio tracks for one of my books, and nothing in life quite prepared me for how exhausting that is. When my daughter was ...
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