Blog archives for September, 2010

Archive for September, 2010

The Ape (that’s “bee” to you)

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

I was having coffee with a friend (who actually reads my blog!) and he asked “when are you going to post something on Italian cars?”. Hmmm, I hadn’t really thought about that. “So,” he continued, “maybe something about Ferraris, Maseratis, Alfa’s and that kind of thing.” Well, if you are one of the few others […]

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A Thousand Days in Tuscany

Monday, September 13th, 2010

The subtitle for this book is “A Bittersweet Adventure” and that it is. I have had this book for quite a while. I’ve loaned it out only after having the recipient swear to return it. Usually with books that I have read and liked I just give them away. For some reason when I first read […]

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Fellini’s “Roma”

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

As I got reacquainted with my local library I one day looked over the movie section. Of course since I have such an interest in things Italian I was very curious about the DVD labeled only “ROMA” on the spine. When I looked further and found that it was a Fellini movie that’s all that […]

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A Tuscan in the Kitchen

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Several years ago a friend gave me what I thought was a most unusual cookbook. The title of the book is the title of this post. The author is Pino Luongo, a Tuscan with a very interesting background. In Italy he was an actor before coming to the United States. He is a very successful restauranteur, having […]

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