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Italy: First cold spell of the season

Finally, the first cold spell of the season is reaching the Italian Peninsula.  As we can see in Figure1, easterly winds (Bora, Grecale) coming from the Balkans are blowing over the Adriatic sea, reducing the humidity and causing clear skies in the Po valley. 149 more words


“Yeah we’re all wonderful, wonderful people

So when did we all get so fearful?

Now we’re finally finding our voices

So take a chance, come help me sing this” 7 more words


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We’re home. Not entirely unpacked but in our house at least, and no longer riding our bikes. We’re slowly catching up with friends and family, figuring out ‘what’s next’ (apparently we should know this?) and trying to readjust. 1,762 more words

Antonio Velardo shares: Antares Seen from Washington D.C. Tidal Basin

​The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus resupply spacecraft onboard, is seen above the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC, on Nov. 17, 2018. via NASA https://ift.tt/2FmZA4G

Antonio Velardo

Bulletin 856, November 18, 2018

Thanksgiving Day

Fuzzy displays the attributes of the merchandise; photo © Donna Johnson.

Ardis & Bridget enjoy the fire; photo © Donna Johnson.

Bridget went with me to visit Don and Patty’s holiday sales at Red Chair Farm.  1,597 more words


Not Recommended : 2016 Borgo San Leo, Chianti, Sicily

Tonight’s wine is not a recommendation.

PJ and I went grocery shopping, and were near a BWS, and in a hurry and so I grabbed one bottle of 2016 Borgo SanLeo Chianti. 346 more words

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Cinque Terre: Paradise in North-West Italy

Cancelling the trip to the land of Shakespeare, Verona, and also Venice was our best decision. Cinque Terre was already on my bucket list. We planned to go there in Day 1 in Italy but it was also cancelled because we were too exhausted to take another train after an eight-hour train ride from Salzburg. 568 more words