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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 […]

The move to Bologna

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

It has been over a month since my last post. Time flies when you’re having fun but the last period has not been great. As I reported in my last post we required a permit in Bologna to use the sort of external elevator (a montacarichi) to move the stuff up to the apartment. While […]

The story of Zanardi – his indomitable spirit

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Have you ever heard of Alex Zanardi? I thought not. He is big news right now in Italy now not only because he’s a famous Italian, Bolognese in fact, but because on June 19th he was in a terrible accident. First I have to recount his history.  Born in 1966, his father was a plumber […]