Monthly Archives: November 2013

turkey blues and therapeutic yeast

My Thanksgiving party went well. It was a more subdued crowd than last year, but it was fun to treat them to an American Thanksgiving and I hope that everyone had a nice time. I think I left the turkey … Continue reading

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my nettle

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a dictatorial thanksgiving

If you know me in real life or have been reading my blog for more than a year, you might know my somewhat intense feelings about Thanksgiving. If not, well, I wrote about these feelings last year and my strategy … Continue reading

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an itch i had to scratch

Despite having lived in Milan for half a decade and passing by on my way to the skiing in Aosta, I had never visited Turin. But I’d heard it was worth a trip. This weekend I finally went, and I … Continue reading

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quick jaunt to another world

We had a friend staying with us last week – one of our au pairs from when Four was a baby – and she and I managed to sneak off to Venice the one day that it didn’t rain while … Continue reading

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the other she

My youngest son sees a speech therapist. His teacher recommended it; most people find it difficult to understand him. This is partly because he mixes up English, Italian and the local dialect and partly because he does not correctly pronounce … Continue reading

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november days

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