Category Archives: Blogging bliss

Work in progress..

Dear readers, When I started this blog, my idea was to write about my daily life in the beautiful country where I live, Italy. What I didn’t know is one year later, I would be going back to work full-time … Continue reading

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I’m back and I’m full of surprises

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That’s mostly because anyone would be full of surprises if you didn’t hear from them in 3 weeks. That was the longest runner I’ve ever gone on.. without writing that is. Actually I knew it was going to be hard. … Continue reading

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Once, just once…

Once, just once..I would like to come back here and see that finally, someone else has done a little bit of the work.. Grace

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Italy with Grace in real time..

S-man has recently (as in 2 minutes ago) asked me to not post in real-time. And at first I almost fell off the bed with laughter at this proposition. If I could post in real-time, I would be the rocking … Continue reading

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14 reasons not to become a blogger..what WordPress doesn’t tell you..

1.) You have to learn blogging etiquette. (ie; read other people’s blogs just because they read yours, leave nice messages, even become a follower of fellow bloggers..) 2.) You have difficulties living real life moments because you are already thinking … Continue reading

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My name is Grace and if you just started following there are a few things you should know..

Grace was also my grandmothers name. My father’s mother. I don’t remember her but they tell me she was an extraordinary woman with an extraordinary inner strength. I am Native American/First Nation. I grew up in Northern California and I … Continue reading

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How to avoid sfiga when visiting Italy..(bad luck)

Shortly after writing The beauty of Milan found in a parking space about learning how to see the positive side of things when you finally find parking space after like an hour and it’s right in front of a this … Continue reading

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No Attila this Monday, I’m done, I’m through, addio, arrivederci..

Actually the truth is Attila canceled me today, sort of. The thing is I called her to ask if I she found my Attila Fidelity Card from the last time I was there and she was like really busy, way … Continue reading

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Warm weather, flowers and dinner at our place..did someone get dinner?

Italians are typically known for being extremely social. Before we had children we were out on most nights: gallery openings, cocktails, restaurants as well as quaint dinners in the Milanese homes of our friends. Thinking back I don’t know how … Continue reading

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The curious disappearance of the over achieving alien in me

There comes  a time in our lives when we feel like we need a break. A moment of down time. Time for yourself to do a lot less of whatever it is you usually do. I’m talking serious take it … Continue reading

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