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All I wanted was to stay in bed

Being sick is never fun, and having to navigate doctor’s offices and new processes for sick leave while sick definitely isn’t easy, when the rules and requirements are all a little different. 782 more words

Daily Life

Mille Miglia on your doorstep

Given that we have not written a blog for ages, this being a week late seems rather efficient of us I think.

So the Mille Miglia (a car race that originated in Brescia in 1899 racing around the town and was even entered by Sir Stirling Moss once) came to Ascoli Piceno this year and by luck it passed right outside our front gate giving us a grandstand view.   174 more words

Living In Italy

Italian Word of the Day - "Visto"

This post is about a word that has come to mean so, so much to me.

It’s not long and complicated and stuffed with syllables, like “ 234 more words


(ROME)ing in Gelatos

When in Rome, there is absolutely nothing better than having a double scoop of Stracciatella gelato dipped in chocolate while walking through the ancient city! I kid you not, gelato on every street corner with flavors that you cannot get anywhere else in the world. 277 more words

Good Eats

How to Raise an Orchid

Yesterday something crazy happened. I found my new go to answer for the “what do you do?” question. It’s taken me 42 years to come to the point where I can say it and yesterday in the company of strangers I said it for the first time with intent and purpose in the open air. 730 more words


Two years in Italy

Did you know that we moved to Italy sight unseen? And that we had never heard of Rovereto, or Trentino before Matt applied for a job here. 374 more words


Weekend update

This weekend has been pretty awesome and also pretty productive. Friday night I was invited to a dinner party of a wonderful Italian family that I have recently had the pleasure of meeting. 1,239 more words