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Don’t Call Me Bertha

Outside the city limits, everything becomes anonymous. These were my thoughts while looking out of the taxi on our way to Fiumicino. The center of Rome, despite its decadent air, still reigns in fascination. And the traffic creates a stop-start … Continue reading

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Jim Morrison’s advice to women

Jim Morrison was more than a singer. He was a poet and a philosopher. As a high school graduation present, he asked for the complete works of Nietzche. Morrison was also influenced by William Blake, Arthur Rimbaud, Aldous Huxley, Allen … Continue reading

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Hendrik Christian Andersen Museum

He was born in Norway but grew up in the U.S. Here Hendrik Christian Andersen not only sculpted but learned how to attract wealthy patrons such as Gloria Vanderbilt. Andersen developed a passion for monumental sculpture and, since the best … Continue reading

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Tossed but not Sinking

The collapse of a spire has made me change my plans for this morning. There are tons of chores on my To Do list but Notre Dame has changed all of that. Life without beauty is merely existence. And even … Continue reading

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Oreste Fernando Nannetti

Volterra Psychiatric Hospital c. 1986 Many years ago, while still living in Maremma, a friend of mine took me to visit the abandoned mental hospital at Volterra closed since 1979 thanks to the Basaglia Law. The law recognized the need … Continue reading

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