“… a delightful, witty, and intimate account of a real Italian adventure…readers will feel like they’re right there with them, enjoying the ride.”
-Travis Neighbor Ward, Author of Living, Studying, and Working in Italy
About the Author
Martha Miller is a former retail marketing executive turned freelance writer and essayist. Her work has appeared in Transitions Abroad, Wanted in Rome, LifeinItaly.com, GoNomad.com, Go World Travel, International Living, Family Circle, Parents, The Christian Science Monitor and The Writer. Her personal essays and syndicated columns, Living Greenly and Living
“… a delightful, witty, and intimate account of a real Italian adventure…readers will feel like they’re right there with them, enjoying the ride.” Travis Neighbor Ward, Author of Living, Studying, and Working in Italy “You’ll taste the gelato, feel the cobblestones under your feet, and start daydreaming about quitting your
From the chapter: The 21-Month Plan My husband and I are not trust-fund babies or self-made millionaires, but like many people, we dreamed of living abroad. In August 2001, after much discussion, research, and planning (which included John’s ceiling to baseboard flowchart of To-Dos), we boarded a plane departing from
Times New Roman is a true account of lifelong dreams to live abroad, experience another culture, complete an education and alter two career paths. When Martha first met John she overheard him musing...
“A delight for the senses! Martha Miller’s vivid anecdotes recounting her nearly two-year sojourn in Rome shows us it is possible to live our dreams. She manages in her deft accounts to capture the human condition in its cultural idiosyncrasy,
Molly Mezzetti Zaldivar, PhD, Coordinator of Italian Studies, The University of Texas at San Antonio
"It is 100% delightful. Well written, vibrant details...I have to restrain myself from getting online, looking for flights to Italy. (Or anywhere in Europe—cheap flights lead to trains, which lead to Italy…) ...immense pleasure in a delightfully fun read."