Tag Archives: This is me

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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When twinkle twinkle little star is not an option..

Our 2 kids go to 2 different schools in 2 different parts of the city, with drop off and pick up hours at the exact same time. No I do not know what I did to deserve this, but basically … Continue reading

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Emails of love and Ben 10

I have a huge admiration for the multi-tasking parents that seem to some how find time to do everything: to parent, to work, to blog, to dedicate happy time to their spouse, and even go to the gym for heavens … 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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A turn for the worse..continued.

Of course I don’t wait until Monday. Instead I call the PA again and this time I leave a message saying he will find us in the ER, because that’s where I’m heading. I pack up my mom and take … Continue reading

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Only 3 short days after surgery my mother is released from the hospital

From the window of the 7th floor hospital room I have a clear view of the entire city, including the giant Rocky Mountain peaks that surround it. There is a Safeway supermarket and a  Shell gas station, only a stones … Continue reading

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Milan – Atlanta. A look into my private life.

When I created this blog WordPress told me I had to choose a topic. I looked long and hard at the list of topics and I immediately realized I could not possibly choose only one, because I have so much … Continue reading

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My weekly appointment with Attila the Hun

Mondays are my days to get my hair blow dried by Sara, the hairstylist who runs the Salon in my gym. She is not my real hair dresser, but for just 10 euro I can flippity flop out of the … Continue reading

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Easter Break and the unexpected guest

After just 4 days with the Bionic Nonna telling me who to go pick up and when, I feel myself getting just a tad bit nervous. I do what I always do in these situations, I get my track shoes … 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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