Blog archives for September, 2014

Archive for September, 2014

Party, party

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

This latest Sunday I went to two, count ’em, two parties. The first was for a lunch at Paolo’s house in the country. I took a train to the nearest train station and he came to pick me up. There were already a bunch of people there, for the most part people that Paolo knows […]

Flying and dying

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

  It comes as no secret to anyone that’s flown on an airplane in the past few years that air travel has become such an ordeal. I suppose that it’s the price that we pay for relatively low air fares in a post 9/11 world. My (very) recent flight to Bologna certainly reinforced this point. […]

Here we go again

Monday, September 15th, 2014

There must be a song of that title but in this case it means that I’m headed back to Italy. First stop Bologna. I will be there by myself for two weeks seeing friends, trying to refresh my Italian and generally having a relaxing but good time. Then the lovely Ms. K arrives. We will […]

Aquarium Trip

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

So how does a trip to the Monterey Bay aquarium fit with an Italian theme? I guess that I really need to stretch a little to make it fit. It could be that I and the sweetie stayed at an AirBNB location (as I did a year ago in Italy) – a tale in itself. […]