Monthly Archives: May 2011

Cousin Tullio (Round 2)

I had just opened my eyes on Sunday morning when the phone rang in the hotel room.  In the very short statement by the gentleman on the other end of the line, there were four words that I understood perfectly.  … Continue reading

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Cousin Tullio

Today we went to meet Cousin Tullio for the first time.  He is the only relative that we know of in Italy.  He and  his wife, Marina, couldn’t have been more humble and welcoming.  We had espresso and biscotti  at … Continue reading

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Oops!

On Friday we got to the airport in Boston for a 2:15 p.m. shuttle flight to JFK.  That didn’t exactly happen.  Out on the tarmac the captain told us we were delayed due to weather in New York so we … Continue reading

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