September 30, 2023 | Rome, Italy
Daughter of a Sienese baker.

Body heat

Raphael's "La Fornarina" remains a lasting artistic testimonial to the power of erotic love.

Water Valley, Mississippi folklore still includes the doings of the witch.

The unmarked

An trip down memory lane on a Halloween night in Mississippi can lead to witches, and worse.

A sense of purpose and family, best expressed through food.

The hunger

Grilling out in the American South has a greater purpose that extends well beyond food.

Michela was a natural born teacher. Just not of Latin.

The teacher

In school, Michela De Pasquale was too smart to study. Now, she's studying and training horses.