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Starting week 5 of the lock down

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

It really is almost surreal how life changes when confined to the house for a long period of time. Kind of like being in prison without the the nasty roommates and guards and of course better food since I’m a pretty good cook. Still I and probably the other 60 million residents of Italy are […]

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Here’s what’s new with me.

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

I guess that I have been so preoccupied with the advance and effects of the coronavirus on life especially here and in the U.S. that I have failed to mention some things very important to me. First of all Laura and I, after looking at numerous apartments here in Bologna settled on one and signed […]

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So what’s new?

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Recently I had a message from my ex that John Prine is in critical condition from the coronavirus. Immediately my favorite song of his came to mind “Hello in there”. There’s a part of the lyrics : But what could I say if he asks “What’s new?”“Nothing, what’s with you? Nothing much to do” Here […]

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More Italian Mayors Rant

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

An article in La Stampa, the newspaper of Torino and one of the major newspapers in Italy included a video of several other mayors in cities across the country with a message to their citizens.. Since this apparently appeared somewhere in the New York Times ( couldn’t find it) there are subtitles. Just click on […]

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