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AN ITALIAN EVENING: What’s not to love?

A mild, late-September evening in Grottaferrata.  From the ramparts of the great medieval abbey your eye is drawn down to the city of Rome, and it’s easy to imagine the ebb and flow of heavy traffic, motorcycles and scooters daring … Continue reading

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WARNING! This blog post may lead to undesired weight gain…or, why everyone with an appetite should love Italy.

Okay, here’s the story.  It’s brutally hot again today in California, for what seems like forever.  I’m hungry.  And all I can picture are the sweet and savory delights of an Italian marketplace, where the freshest of produce, fruits and … Continue reading

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