deadlines and the dolce vita

Trisha Thomas

From Cappuccino to Cobblestones: Italian Tales
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 This past week, I went on a wild boar hunt.  Not the kind that one might imagine in Italy, tromping through the Tuscan forest carrying a rifle.  No, this hunt was in the city of Rome, armed with cameras....

The Blog is Back

Dear Blog Readers, After a hiatus of over a year, I am back, more or less.  The last post I wrote was on March 3rd, 2020, shortly before Italy went into a national lockdown on March 9th. It is strange...

Rome in the Time of Coronavirus

The cobblestone streets in the center of Rome – usually teeming with tourists – are empty.  At the Colosseum a woman with a big white sanitary mask on her face poses for a selfie.  In St. Peter’s Square a young...

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