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I'm one of those people who don't really belong to any country or any language; maybe the kind our world will finally recognize. I grew up in Colorado and have lived in Italy for over 1/2 century, using two languages as mother tongue at this point. I love to write, and to read, so I hope this will be a way to communicate with all of you out there.

Ah! Florence

But just a shadow of myself, visiting my favorite places.  Ridotta all’ombra di me stessa. First of all the Duomo and Battistero  Visito il- Duomo e il Battistero Then the Archeology Museum    E poi il Museo Archeologico Sat down on … Continua a leggere

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A Yarn about Yarn

My dear friend K. gave me a bunch of yarn that, according to her, was sad because it was never getting knit into anything. The yarn came from all over the world and was of many different colors and weights. … Continua a leggere

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Women who read are dangerous

Le donne che leggono sono pericolose Alla biblioteca hanno usato il titolo del libro di Stefan Bollman per presentare una lunga lista di libri scritti da donne.Agli Uffizi di Firenze, dove nel Novembre scorso ho passato due ore e mezzo … Continua a leggere

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60 years

We met exactly 60 years ago today, but these are not us, they are more neckties (knitted wool) Ci siamo conosciuti esattamente 60 anni fa oggi: questi non sono noi! (Cravatte a maglia in lana)

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Machine Sewing

About a year ago, I suggested that those who can’t draw can at least cut and paste: well, if you get tired of that, you can always sew!First rule: never throw anything away, not even the threads when you rip … Continua a leggere

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Palazzo Vecchio

I’m sure most of you have read Dan Brown’s mystery stories, which all are variations on the same plot, but whose real interest consists in the revelations about places we thought we were familiar with, like the symbolism in Washington … Continua a leggere

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Bargello

Another pleasant morning in Florence at the Bargello Museum. Bargello  Un’altra bella mattinata da passare a Firenze, vistando il museo Bargello. As you walk leisurely up Via dei Benci towards the Bargello, with its solid, square tower, at the same … Continua a leggere

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