Category Archives: travel

Today I handled change poorly.

That subject line could apply to most days, but today it does so more than usual. Nothing severe, just some mucking around with the schedule to which I reacted whinily. I took my chances that the schedule would stay the … Continue reading

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Who’s got two thumbs, and stayed out too late last night?

After Bohème last night we gathered for our customary libation at Caffé Grand Italia, and I…lost track of time a little bit. I still went running this morning, but missed the first half of Italian class. This after my bragging … Continue reading

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When I told people about his trip, many predicted that I wouldn’t return to the US. I knew this, of course, to be nonsense, because I’m a hopeless homebody who loves to be near her family and who loves where … Continue reading

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America! KATOOSH!

For those of you not in on the joke “Katoosh” is the sound our rifles make when we fire them into the air in patriotic fervor, but like many jokes that need to be explained, its probably better left alone. … Continue reading

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I had high hopes for posting yesterday, but an afternoon thunderstorm wiped out the internet. It’s that kind of town. There were only two of us in Italian class this morning, which means we got a whole lot of individual … Continue reading

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In the morning when I rise, in the morning when I rise…

Today marks 2-years since I moved into my apartment in Boston, and boy, do I miss it right now. After 2 years of not having a roommate, sharing space again on this trip has been hard. I’m sure my current … Continue reading

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Una Domenica a Firenze

Yesterday we went to lovely Florence, and it was hot. I know this makes me sound like a hopeless snob, but I much prefer going to places with something to do (an educational program, a gig, etc), rather than as … Continue reading

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Not much to report from Novafeltria today. It has been sweltering hot for days, and no amount of gelato has cooled me down! We ran Bohème three times today, and tomorrow it’s off to Florence. Today there was thunder and … Continue reading

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Pronomi today!

Just when I feel confident in my Italian, we have a lesson that I completely bomb. Today we discussed indefinite pronouns and adjectives, and I was once again reminded that despite my practicing it has been a long time since … Continue reading

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Witchfest, and a new discipline

Ever the workhorse, I have decided that improvised blog posts fail to satisfy my literary ambitions, so you are reading the first post for which I have written a first draft. Hopefully now, with time to reflect on both content … Continue reading

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