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Better moving than standing still

After two and a half years, we are leaving Rome and heading back to the U.S. The time spent here has been enriching – both personally and professionally – but it is time to hit that open road. Neil Young … Continue reading

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I just dropped in to have a cup of coffee, friend

I have always been a coffee fanatic. The day does not officially start, until I take that first sip of pippin’ hot joe. Call it what you want – joe, java, jamoke, café, espresso – without it, I would be … Continue reading

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citrus season in rome has started

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The art of Bialetti

In Italy, everyone makes their coffee on a stovetop using a bialetti type aluminum pot (also called a moka pot). The Atlantic recently blogged about it here. I am not sure what I think of these pots – I guess … Continue reading

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fall is here in Campo de’ Fiori

Check out these eggplants the mother of all vegetables in italy. well, unless you classify tomatoes as vegetables…

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Eremo delle grazie

A few weeks back we stayed at a beautiful Hermitage called “Eremo delle grazie”. It is set in the hilltop near Spoleto Umbria. Just fantastic. Coolest of all, there was an insane wine cellar with so many old wines just … Continue reading

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