Romance is a tender Shangri-La of our needs, desires, and driving passions that wishes to be free and not caged with us; still, it is a separate being that wants to live and be free to express itself and to be understood by the recipient.

In her Diary Simone’ wrote of her journey through infatuation, the love affair with Vincenzo’, heartache, marriage, unbridled passion, desire, and finally true love.

Loved by two men, Simone’ was torn by her love one for and to her fear of undeserved retribution by the other . . . her love for one became the dictum for her actions and decision made in life after marriage and then motherhood.