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My French neighbors..

I am dreaming. I am dreaming that I am at our beach house in the South of France. That my mom is here visiting from America.  I am dreaming that the alarm of the womans house in front of ours … Continue reading

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Our special visitor from America

At 6.30am my alarm goes off. Only a few minutes earlier than it usually does. I get up, make my coffee (which is really espresso in what Italians call a mocha maker) and turn on the Ipad to read the … Continue reading

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My week at a glance, luck and me

Monday started out with me stepping into a very large dog mess, and I know that is a very ungraceful thing to write about and I can assure you it is even more ungraceful to step in, but that’s how … Continue reading

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Falling from Grace.

I’m freezing. I mean I am really freezing. For some reason the heater in our showroom wasn’t working today and so now here I am in my house, 5 hours later, freezing. I have worked for the past 15 days … Continue reading

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My new favorite place in Milan to have a drink, dinner and..

Recently, we went to celebrate the birthday of a good friend of ours. The place she decided to have her little shin dig is a place that I thought I knew very well. N’ombra de  vin is located in the … Continue reading

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My day job..

Used to consist of organizing my family and our lives. School, homework, tennis lessons, piano lessons, judo and swimming, our social life, and that of our children. To this, I decided to add a seasonal job doing sales campaigns twice … Continue reading

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Weekends in Milan, the beautiful Rotonda della Besana

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Weekends in Milan can be quite relaxing, especially if you happen to get a day of blue skies and sunshine like the one we had today. There are loads of events/exhibitions offered for all ages, all you have to do … Continue reading

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To see or not to see..

Dear Dr. G., Thank you very much for doing all the preliminary exams necessary making it possible to go through with the Lasik procedure this morning. (to correct my vision) Unfortunately, I don’t think I will be coming. Nothing personal … Continue reading

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The Valium try outs

I am quite sure that Dr.G. thought I was joking about that whole Valium thing, and I was at first. But then I had this great idea to go and look up Lasik surgery on Google. Well,.. let me just … Continue reading

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Letter’s to my Italian doctor..

I wake up this morning and I send this email, (full translation follows for my non Italian readers.) Buongiorno Dott. G.,(and that is not his real name of course, but for privacy purpose’s that’s what we will call him) In … Continue reading

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