Blog archives for September, 2020


Archive for September, 2020

Big News

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Yes, a major news flash! Laura and I are getting married on October 9th. We had talked about this since late winter and since I needed to go to the consulate in Firenze (Florence) in late April to have some documents notarized for the sale of my house in Oakland I decided to complete the […]

Trip to Dozza

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Since we’re not as busy with other stuff, bureaucratic, house, etc. and we wanted to make sure that the car battery was charged since we hadn’t used the car for two or three weeks we decide to go to Dozza. I had seen pictures of this little town of this little town with just over […]

Feeding my taralli addiction

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Taralli are little snack foods that originated in Puglia, the heel of the Italian boot. Now they are available just about everywhere. Strangely enough the best taralli that I have eaten I found in Torino of all places. So now that I’m back in Bologna I decided that I had to either find taralli as […]

The new house in Bologna

Monday, September 7th, 2020

I’ve been pretty busy here in Bologna since Laura’s move here on July 20th. First there was the unpacking of a huge number of boxes, putting everything away somewhere, installing the bookshelf on the wall, clothes in the armoires, etc. The list was a long one but now the house is pretty well organized. Still […]