Il Bosco Sacro – The Sacred Woods.

  Most medieval towns are built on the highest mountains in the area, easily supplied, fortified, and protected. Spoleto on the other hand is built on a hill in a small valley where water was brought...

Filming People Part 1: Holy Friday in Cascia, Italy

My one regret in life is that I am not someone else. Woody Allen Other peoples lives often seem more interesting than my own, especially while traveling in far away places, but unlike tourists who oft...

Bringing Home Sardinia Part 5

A year after meeting and filming Giuseppe and Lucia, I returned to Sardegna to deliver a completed copy of my work to them on VHS tape. At the time they were living and working in Quartu, Sant’Elena...

Bringing Home Sardinia Part 3

Traveling and filming in Sardegna was one of those serendipitous moments in my life when the stars aligned and everything good that could happen, did. I had left the states feeling unprepared and over...

Sardinia isn’t Really Italy

Dinisio Pinna, a person I met in Sestu, Sardegna [Sardinia] in 2002 said to me, “la Sardegna non e Italia.” “Sardegna isn’t Italy.” He is right of course, but little did I know that back in ...

Bringing Home Sardinia Part 1

I think 19 years old is a young age to travel anywhere, but in 1979, when I first traveled to Sardegna, Italy, I think it was even younger. I wish I could have had a film camera then. In the Italian f...

Life Story Workshop 2012

PERSONAL HISTORY Your Journey of Discovery Life Story Workshop, Sept. 25 – Oct. 5, 2010 in Italy Come join Tom and Alison Taylor, two of Utah’s most experienced personal historians, and docume...