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a flurry in the nest

Glad tidings of great joy – Daughter2 and her Lovely Man have just become engaged while on a magical and now, no doubt memorable, long weekend in Bali. 34 more words


Life in Rome - Buon Rientro and a Dolce Far Niente Progress Report

While my family and friends in the States are enjoying the last sunrays of Summer 2014 this Labor Day, it’s Il Rientro here in Italy. 433 more words


First step to Italy

I have decided it’s time to take a bite of a big project and start to chew. The project: Becoming a dual-citizen of Italy. I thought I’d just grab up my documents and send them off – well, not really. 336 more words


Rome: Capturing ‘La Dolce Far Niente’

Days 11 & 12.

Forget about French romanticism. Ive fallen in love with the Italian way of life.

I came across the expression ‘La Dolce Far Niente’ for the first time in the Ryan Murphy directed film Eat Pray Love, starring Julia Roberts. 697 more words

Dolce Far Niente (The Sweetness of Doing Nothing).

I wish I knew I how to do this.

Trust me, this is not a humblebrag.  You know when you ask someone how they’re doing and they reply, “BUSY!”?  540 more words


Dolce Far Niente on the streets of Milan

I think about Italy style in images, names, women. Like Sophia Loren, Monica Bellucci, Claudia Cardinale – voluptuous, sexy women, for whom fashion and sex-appeal went hand in hand. 322 more words

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