Blog archives for April, 2019

Archive for April, 2019

Oh my god, it finally arrived

Monday, April 15th, 2019

I arrived in Italy with a visa for Residenza Elettiva ( Elective Residence) meaning I was not here for any other reason that I wanted to live here. If you come to Italy for any period longer than 90 days, which is the limit without a visa, then you must apply for a Permisso di […]

Revisit the “Store with no Name”

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

About 4 years ago I wrote a blog post about the Store with no Name and have been back a couple of times since. I bought the calendar men’s magazine poster from June 1967 and had it framed although it is still in California as well as two relatively small advertising posters. All of these […]

Ah finally it’s spring

Sunday, April 7th, 2019

Before moving to Italy last year I had lived in temperate areas of California for 45 years, the last 39 of those years in the San Francisco Bay area. There it seems like there are two seasons: Spring where it’s warm but not too hot and never rains and Fall when it’s colder but not […]