Last Sunday I was immersed in an over-the-top exhibit at the Palace of Legion of Art in San Francisco. Giacomo Casanova (Italian, 1725-98) was our guide, though pictures of him were only a likeness at best. Through the art of painters of the time, including Tiepolo, Longhi, Boucher, […]
Betty Albert Chronicles
California-born Betty Albert is a freelance writer, journalist, blogger and author (“Lost in Italy and Loving it”, Amazon/Kindle). She was practically born in a restaurant, so holds dear the art and science of good eating, healthy living and those who make it so. Betty has a 20-year corporate history with AT&T, another 20 with professional photography, and a love affair with organic gardening fed by her certified naturopathic practice.
Betty has devoted her senior years to updating and sharing researched articles, interviews with interesting people and travel stories. Ever wonder where that giant eggplant came from? Or what a day in the life of a gondolier looks like? Or the 10 best travel tips in
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Published March 15, 2018 Mountain Democrat, Placerville, Ca. Betty Albert Special to the Democrat A crowd of camellia lovers gathered Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Historic Murer House and Gardens for the 4th Annual Camellia Show. Joe Murer planted camellias from local nurseries in 1926 in the Murer […]
Nectarine and Cherry Blossoms from Fausel Family Farm, Placerville Betty Albert photos from: seecalifornia.com “Just days ago on Feb.16 the California almond industry celebrated National Almond Day with a big campaign to get the entire nation eating one of California’s […]
SISTER CITY TOUR TO ITALY COMMEMORATES Giuseppe (Joe) Murer Seats still available — sign up today This annual tour to Italy, sponsored by Historical Murer House in Folsom, will take place from April 9-19 2018. The group of 20 “ambassadors” for Folsom will meet the citizens of Crespano […]
If you haven’t seen my new webpages yet, take a look! Green Chef Press has switched over to BettyAlbertChronicles.com now that writing has taken over the travelscape; but never fear, I’ll still be writing about food, farming and organic living. And, if you haven’t heard of Untours (our […]
Annual Historic Highway 50 Wagon Train from Nevada arrives in Placerville, CA California may be known for its gold discovery, but the real deal are in the nooks and crannies in and around Main Street USA. Placerville, in the foothills of the Sierra, is one such town […]
Consult the directories listed in The Gold Nuggets of El Dorado County in this blog for maps, open hours, days, and contact information for over 64 certified producers, 22 of them registered organic. Agriculture in El Dorado County grew after the gold rush. There were about […]
My travel planner (Norma at ItalyEasy.com) sent this. I guess it reminds us of the spirit of the the people in Italy who take up an oar and pronounce the spirit of the season. The gondoliers are no exception. A strong community spirit rows through Venice among the […]
You might be surprised, but better yet, learn much about its people. Such was our luck one day taking an off-highway excursion on the way to Todi to see a relation of a friend we were told to visit on our trip. Juggling my cell phone, map and […]