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Saturday, May 24th, 2014

Another beautiful day and I went back into the center again. More meandering and taking photos. The night before the Mille Miglia had come to town. This is a recreation of a race that was run from 1927 to 1957. Only cars of the same models and year that ran in the actual races run in these […]

Due Ruote (two wheels)

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

During the times that I’ve been in Bologna this year and last I have been struck by the popularity and practicality of two wheeled vehicles. Bicycles are everywhere and coexist comfortably with traffic. I rode a bicycle to school every day when it didn’t rain for about 6 weeks and loved it. It seemed that […]

Pranzo con mamma (lunch with mom)

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Well, not my mother. That would be impossible.  Last weekend I went with my friend and teacher, Claudia, from the school to visit her mother in Mesola. I had exchanged emails with her mother when I was still in California and enjoyed our exchanges. One weekend, some weeks ago, her mother Cinzia came to Bologna […]

Il Volo (the flight)

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

Paolo, my friend the orthodontist, is partners in small plane – and I do mean small. If it were any smaller it would not be able to accommodate two people. Let’s just say that you should both take a shower before taking off. Getting into the plane is something of a contortionist endeavor. First grasp […]