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Quiet of Winter in Italia

Though many places we visit in the summer are busy and full of people wearing visors and socks with sandals, in the winter they’re quite desolate. I can manage to appreciate both. On the one hand, I love to see people while their happy and on holiday but, on the other, I also enjoy the … Continue reading

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An Instance of Umbria

I am in the process of putting together a couple of stories for a project, so I’ll keep this brief and mysterious. Over the Christmas holidays, my husband and I visited Umbria.  And, I will tell you now, so far it’s on the top of my list for favourite region in Italy.  The people are … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Amsterdam

We live relatively close to Amsterdam; about one and half hours south.  Which by Dutch standards is very far, but for an American, it’s no big deal.  And for my Italian husband and his family, it’s the equivalent of the commute from their house, driving into Rome, on a busy day.  We’ve been to Amsterdam … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en & Dia de Los Muertos(La Catrina Makeup)

When we do Halloween, we try do it right(we play with the cards we’re dealt, anyway).  This year no party, but I did make a scavenger hunt for the kids around the house, as there is no organised trick-or-treating in the Netherlands.  They found candy I hid around the house; a witch, eyeballs, a ghost, … Continue reading

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Myself & Epicureanism

I want to briefly clarify the reasoning behind my title and what this “Epicurean,” word really means.  And it’s going to be a talk on religion, so tread lightly.   Let’s begin with myself.  I don’t want to get into a rolling discussion about religion, but personally I believe religion as a whole has simply … Continue reading

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