Umbria: Farewell—Ink, Paint, Paper, Passion

la romita pics - 180Light is an interesting phenomenon. For 10 minutes each morning, there’s a pink cast at sunrise. I savour this beautiful light during morning meditation and prayer.

la romita pics - 109Late night chats with new friends. Enlightening exchanges as darkness descends.

During this season of transition, La Romita is my place to turn the corner to see what’s around it.

la romita pics - 243On the last day of class, we gather to share our manuscript books and tell our stories.


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42168865_10156710366718874_8581805129441738752_nAnd then it’s time to say farewell. Heading home with warm memories of new friendships and fresh perspectives.

la romita pics - 254One final door. I see that it is open. The light beckons.


La Romita, Terni, Italy, September 4-18, 2018.
Umbria series photography: Amity Parks, Lily Yee-Sloan
with images from Ellen Bauch, Monica Cimino, Janine Mitchell, Glenn Parks, Wren Parks, Lonnie Watts