Category Archives: Lifestyle

Remnants

Originally posted on Muy Marcottage:
My friend Alexandra gave me a bag of remnants that she, in turn, had gotten from a friend. I was moved by how each piece of fabric had been washed, ironed, and folded. Such reverence…

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In the Shade of a Tamarisk

After months of Covid Gloom, we are finally out of Rome and on our special island. Today we went to a beach I know well as it’s less than 100 meters from our front door. Although not the most exotic … Continue reading

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My Friendly Neighborhood Wine Shop

Today, after 10 weeks, Total Lockdown has ended in Italy and Phase 2 has begun. Many commercial activities will be opening up again although with severe social distancing restrictions. And the wearing of masks is still a must. But the … Continue reading

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Balcony garden update

The weather in Rome has been fantastic making it all the more difficult to stay indoors with the lockdown. Luckily, we have a balcony and I have decided to spend more time there than on internet. The sun is a … Continue reading

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The Windmill in my Mind

The average age of those who’ve died of COVID-19 in Italy is 78. Sixty percent of those infected are men. Seventy percent of those who die are men. Women, for reasons not yet explained, seem to be more resilient. Maybe … Continue reading

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