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A little Americana

Monday, July 10th, 2017

I’m doing this post for my Italian friends. Vicino dove vivo c’è un piccolo (e ricco) paese si chiama Piedmont. Si’ come la regione in Italia. Anche se sia ricca quel paese, ogni 4 luglio la comunità organizza una parata. E’ simile ad una parate in molti piccoli paese qui. Niente molto speciale ma e’ […]

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TV in Bologna

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Whenever I’ve been here I’ve watched some TV. I rarely do so at home because not only do I dislike most of the programming but I absolutely hate all of the commercials on broadcast TV. Here I watch it to try to improve my Italian and at least the commercials are often easier to understand […]

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Trip to Comacchio

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

During this stay I haven’t gone anywhere except to the rugby game at Parma and that really doesn’t count since I only saw the autostrada and stadium. I had wanted to go to Sardegna for a long weekend but decided that I really didn’t want to do that alone. One of my conversation partners at […]

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La B.V. di San Luca

Friday, May 26th, 2017

I was looking at a Bologna website about what was happening in Bologna and I found the item below so I used part of it for the title. B.V. stands for Beata Virgine. So it translates to “The Blessed Virgin of San Luca “goes down” into the city: the celebrations. This is a very old tradition. […]

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