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Ada

Ada

Ada is the lady that took care of me when I was under 5 years old. My mom still had her business and needed someone to watch me while she was at work. She lived with us because she was from a village located about two hours by train north of Lecco, called Samolaco (on … Continue reading

I Remember The New Trolls

I Remember The New Trolls

Years ago, when I was a teenager and still living in Italy, I was really into music, I listened to mostly English or American rock. I rarely liked Italian artists/songs, for some reason. One of the few Italian groups I followed was the New Trolls. I even had a big crush on the red-headed singer … Continue reading

Signs

Signs

Some signs in Italy are overly detailed, in my opinion. Look at this “loading zone” graphic, for example. Some signs ask you questions. This is a “no parking – reserved for handicapped” sign. Under the sign you can read: ” Do you want this spot? Get my handicap!” Here is a subway sign. The next … Continue reading

Share Your World 31

Share Your World 31

Do you plan out things usually or do you do them more spontaneously (for example if you are visiting a big city you don’t know?) I prefer the spontaneous approach when dealing with leisure activities. I do plan tasks that are related to work or home, though. If you could live in any OTHER time, … Continue reading

Share Your World – week 9

Share Your World – week 9

This week question from “Share Your World” is: . What are your 3 favorite photos? . So here are 3 photo that I really like. . The first one was taken in Bellagio, Italy [on lake Como]. I like it because it reminds me of home. I also enjoy the fact that I did not put a … Continue reading

Honeymoon

Honeymoon

Here are my parents on their honeymoon in Milan, Italy. Of course this statement sounds very fancy read here in the USA. In reality they lived 50km away from Milan, but considering those times and the type of event, it was obviously something very special to them. When looking at the first photo, my mom … Continue reading

Sign

I photographed this sign in Italy, in front of a handicap parking space. The sign reads “Want  my spot? Get my handicap”. . . . linked to: Signs, signs

Swans At Dusk

Swans and ducks in Lecco [Como lake] Italy. . . . Weekend Reflections Camera Critters Friday Ark

At The "Veterinario"

At The "Veterinario"

The white fluffy thing trying to hide is Lilo, my mother’s poodle. He’s hiding because he knows is at the vet clinic for his annual check-up. My daughter and I joined this “fun” event while we were visiting my mother in Italy this past summer. My mom convinced Lilo to sit on her lap, but … Continue reading