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Italian~Mexican Heritage Lost

An old Italian farm, now surrounded by warehouses and a freeway. A noble heritage of Immigrants and Migrants that toiled away for all that fresh, ‘local’ produce for a century or more. 53 more words


Our collective nervous breakdown.

A Collective Post By Some Of Italy’s Best Known Expat Bloggers

Spoiler alert: We all came to the same conclusion.




Not known at this address

So, three weeks are gone and there no postcards to show for them as I promised there would be in my previous post.

If I was in Lebanon I could  blame my broken promise on a number of things: the unreliable postal system (or unreliable internet connection to be more precise); the shortness of my daughter’s naps and therefore the shortage of time I have to write; or failing all else  I could blame it… 154 more words


A Sicilian sojourn

I wonder what Sicily conjures up for you: Lemons? The Godfather? Erupting volcanoes? Well, it’s all of those things and more and having recently returned from a short pre-Easter break  I can recommend that it be added to a places-to-go list. 1,136 more words

Travel Writing

An Assimilation Story: Interviewing My Father

     For one of my collegiate courses, I had to conduct a short oral presentation regarding my father’s assimilation and immigration experience in the United States. My father left Southern Italy with his family at the tender age of 10 in 1970 and the rest is history!

Reflections from home

Scotland, France and Italy now seem to be a bit of a distant memory as we’ve settled into life at home – although without work, so can’t complain too much! 444 more words


He stood at the counter sipping an espresso and casting his gaze around the cafe.    Lord but he was was handsome.   The type that could wear a paper bag and look good.   314 more words