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Crazy Awesome 

This year I decided to spend three weeks in Italy with my family. My first week, as expected, passed way too quickly. Though we did gather to celebrate my fathers cousins birthday. Her 86th year. These are her children. Also … Continue reading

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The Mark

Today I mark a special note on my calendar; it was one year ago that I left Rochester NY to land in Napoli, one hundred years to the day that my grandfather arrived in America. It feels like yesterday. Yet … Continue reading

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Let It Be

“When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me“. So much has changed in the last few weeks. My life turned upside down again and I have tried with all my might to take it with … Continue reading

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Italy puts love in the mail

  My last long and torturous Thursday night at work was last night. Of course appointments got behind, there were treatments to be done, a lot of hurry up and wait moments and I watched the clock tick thinking what … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2013

2013 Twelve months of an amazing roller coaster ride of ups, downs, uncertainties, certainties, fears conquered, new beginnings and experiences. I accomplished new goals and a few old ones. I learned so much about myself and sadly, about others who … Continue reading

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La Mia Strada – Trailer

Michael Angelo DiLauro was able to make an incredible documentary of his journey to the Homeland of his ancestors. Oh how I wanted to do this! I have no connections to the film making world but I thought it would … Continue reading

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My Italian Coma

Now entering the 6 month mark of my return from Italia I am still deep in that half way zone. Part of me still living and breathing in Melfi and part of me still plugging along here in the States. … Continue reading

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