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Food(AKA…Life) in Paris

Food in Paris is important.  And, it is excellent.  And, obese people are few and far between.  And all of those svelte people start drinking wine at noon.  Why does this matter?  Well, it’s interesting and delicious and maybe its smart.  Our October “holiday” was last week and we ate and ate and ate.  And … Continue reading

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(Green)Gelderland in the Netherlands

Just a couple of months ago, our friends invited us up to Gelderland.  If you have only heard of Gelderland in A Knights Tale and thought that it was a made-up place, well you’re not alone.  Oh, and it’s a real place.  When I told them about this movie and my obvious global ignorance, they … Continue reading

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Paris

My husband’s good friend from University, Leo, moved to Paris last year.  He went through the same weather shock that my husband(also a Roman) went through when we moved to the Netherlands.  “Where is the sun!?”   Despite the rain and clouds, Paris is Paris, romantic and old, and strong and beautiful.  I had been … Continue reading

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Making Cappelletti at Christmastime in Roma

Three years ago, my then boyfriend – and now husband, brought to me to meet his family in Rome, for the first time.  When I say family, I mean his parents, brother and all the other twenty close and extended relatives and friends that show up for Sunday lunches.  Yes, somehow, under the right conditions, … Continue reading

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