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Entries for January 2013

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            My father will turn 80 this year but to me he is ageless. He is not dying. Most people write about the people they love after they are gone. I want to write about him while he is still here.             I grew up on Long Island in the 70’s. The youngest of three children, my mother was a registered nurse and my father was an accountant. Dad moved out of the house and into an apartment in Man...

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I Cani d’Italia, E I Gatto Troppo The dogs of Italy, and the cats too As my adventure in Italy comes to an end and I reflect on all I have seen and done, I wonder what my favorite part of my trip was. The ancient walls that still surround Lucca? The lardo di Colonnata? Da Vinci’s Last Supper? The leather boots in Milan? While I have loved all of it (except the lardo!), as I start to pack I realize without reservation my favorite part of Italy is I cani d&rsqu...

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