So I was asked today at lunch by my delightful editor coworkers this question: "If you could live anywhere in the world, barring job opportunities and other practical factors, where would you live?"
Perhaps I was quick to answer, but the first thought that came to mind was Italy. Even though I lived in Hungary for a couple years and have been to Alaska (truly one of God's greatest gifts to mankind--and sorry, Texas: Alaska is the biggest state in the Union), Italy came to mind. So now I'm trying to figure out why my subconscious "blink-decision" mind threw Italy out there.
Maybe a top ten list would help.
10: Italy has lots of beautiful beaches.
9: Italy has lots of amazing art.
8: Italy has beautiful countrysides.
7: Italy created pizza.
6: Italy looks like a big boot and not just like a grape juice stain (like many countries of the world).
5. Italians believe there is more to life than working in an office all day.
1. Super Mario Bros.
Okay, now I just need to buy my plane tickets...