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Amazing Italian restaurant! And some of the best tiramisu!

Report from UFT Executive Board October 6, 2014

This was the third Exec Board of the year.

Francesco Portelos was the only speaker for the open mike. His main point was that there are many members who need assistance who are coming to him, but the union should be providing better service so that members go to them instead. 631 more words

New Action


Ogni tanto mi piace dedicarmi ai biscotti, solo che non so prevedere la cosa, perché sembra proprio che io la mattina mi svegli e gridi a me stessa: “ 350 more words


West side story story, or how to get rid of a suitor

About a billion years ago, when Raquel Welch was still wearing a fur bikini, I had a sort of friend who had a brother who really, really liked me. 1,962 more words

Report from UFT Executive Board September 22 2014

This was the second Exec Board of the year.

The agenda was compressed, to accommodate a 6:30 visit by Carmen Fariña.

There was no open mike. 652 more words

New Action

Going Going Gone! Preserving the Last Bit of Summer with Classic Pesto Genovese

Fall is in the air and basil is on its way out of our farmer’s markets in a blink of an eye, so now’s the time to make that last batch of pesto before it’s going, going, gone! 708 more words


09/09/2014 - 432 days/39095 miles

I’m out of National Park territory and heading back south.
Rather than going back down the Stuart Highway (the main north/south road through the middle of Australia, and the road I took north through Coober Pedy and to Uluru) the whole way, I headed east off of it, on the Oodnadatta Track, a dirt track, which was smooth, fast, and nearly empty (there was a period of over 3 hours where I saw only 3 cars). 401 more words

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