Tag Archives: Torino

Sunday – Last Day in Torino

First, I must apologize for it taking so long to get to this. Life intervened, as usual, with the last and largest interruption being eye surgery to remove cataracts. First surgery was Jan. 4, the second today. I’m writing one-eyed … Continue reading

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Friday in Torino (You all do know I am home now, just posting after the fact!)

Friday it was more of the same, except that nothing is ever more of the same in this far-away place. More walking, more exploring, and getting caught unprepared for restaurant closings. This time we ended up at a little hole-in-the-wall … Continue reading

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Hello all, finally –

My extreme and sincere apologies for having maintained blog silence since my arrival back to home this past Tuesday. Jet lag, re-entry, schedules, plans and relationships gone awry – all that, and just plain tired to pieces. So I took … Continue reading

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Wednesday; December 1, 2010. Nail clippers! At last!

The Etruscans (the earliest Italians) invented or discovered Tufa(the first concrete) but you’d never know that happened near here. Poured concrete is almost nowhere to be found except in small sidewalk patches. But when it comes to stone, they’re on … Continue reading

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Turin, Italy — November 30, 2010

Here I sit, inexplicably awakened at 2 a.m., having gone to bed at 10a.m., now surfacing, full of plans and memories of plans, thinking it to be morning. I’ve no clock, so I am fully awake before I think to … Continue reading

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No Food on Mondays

First off, and I’ll try to get you more info when I get on the net, Debra returned from Stockholm yesterday, where Winter’s Bone won best picture, best actress and another prize I don’t know the name of. Pretty much … Continue reading

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The Yayhoo Has Landed! part 2

I hesitate to describe my bumbling trip across the great pond, except to say bumbling is it, in a word. Large queues at security everywhere, but Rome wins for longest walks from one terminal to the next. And the rule … Continue reading

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