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Dress-up: Creating an Illusion with Antica Sartoria

Growing up is all an illusion. I’ve seen so many middle-aged men and women jump at the opportunity to dress-up for festivals and themed parties. Although, most men and women don’t realize that playing dress-up is a choice that is made every morning; the gypsy on the street, the sophisticated business women in suits or the man who decided to become a statue for a few hours all chose their own costume and distinctive style. 390 more words

Nero's golden palace among Italian heritage sites in €300m restoration plan

Emperor Nero’s golden palace, the walls of medieval Siena and the foundations of Venice will all receive sorely needed restoration funds after Italy approved a planto spend €300m ($325m/£220m) to protect its cultural heritage. 288 more words

Painting

Pàthei màthos, o sulla sofferenza come conoscenza

«io sono convinto che l’uomo non rinuncerà mai alla vera, autentica sofferenza… Giacché la sofferenza è la vera origine della coscienza…  In realtà io continuo a pormi una domanda oziosa: che cos’è meglio, una felicità da quattro soldi o delle sublimi sofferenze? 901 more words

Pensieri

Jersey Tomato Sauce with Shrimp and Fettuccine

Now is the time to savor Jersey tomatoes, from a tomato salad to a marinara sauce.  Last night I prepared fettuccine tossed with shrimp in a Jersey tomato sauce. 194 more words

Still Life | Thirsty to snatch the secret

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Still Life

Weekending

It’s Monday afternoon and I’m still exhausted – I think that’s the sign of a good weekend, right?

On Friday night, Tim and I decided to stay in and watch House of Cards (we’re still not done Season 3 so shhh!) instead of venturing out in the snow. 328 more words

Weekends