Blog archives for May, 2012


Archive for May, 2012

Il Volo (the flight)

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

Paolo, my friend the orthodontist, is partners in small plane – and I do mean small. If it were any smaller it would not be able to accommodate two people. Let’s just say that you should both take a shower before taking off. Getting into the plane is something of a contortionist endeavor. First grasp […]

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Email from Russia

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Yesterday I received an email with no title and the sender was “Елена Савка” and an attachment. At first I thought to simply erase it without opening it. It seems that lots of viruses come from Russia. When I looked at the email preview all became clear. It was from Elena,  a fellow student in one of […]

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The Bicycle

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

I have rented a bicycle from the school at the wonderfully low price of 10 euros a week and I store it in the garage. I ride to and from school, to the gym and to the Coop to buy the few groceries that I need for the week. Riding through the center of Bologna […]

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Changes, changes…

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Last week I decided to send an email to Graham who is subletting my apartment in Oakland. Just checking in: “How are things going, any issues, are you liking the place?” “I love it here, more than I could have imagined, it’s close to BART, convenient to downtown and Whole Foods, etc. If you would […]

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