Category Archives: Rome/Italy

The Little Red Hen

We’ve been in lockdown for three weeks now. Yesterday the news was good. Fewer people are being infected. However, it’s still too early to relax. And, unfortunately, there are fools running around outside instead of staying home. If they are … Continue reading

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Have mercy on us all.

Soon it will be Easter, a celebration of Jesus’ death and resurrection. For centuries artists have commemorated the event in their art. One such commemoration is that of Michelangelo’s “Pietà”. “Pietà”, which means “pity”, was a common theme in Christian … Continue reading

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Two weeks of Lockdown

Update: Numbers of infected according to country: 1st place China, 2nd place Italy, 3rd USA.  Source For my friends in the States, check out to see how long before you become a character in a sequel of The Shining:  Why … Continue reading

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Day 13 of the Lockdown

Right before midnight last night, Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, announced that all of the country’s production companies will close until April 3rd. This decision came a bit late. Despite the high number of deaths in the Bergamo-Brescia area, many … Continue reading

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It’s time to grow your own.

Day 12 Yesterday was a beautiful day because the sun was shining. Since the lockdown, smog is practically non-existent and the air feels good. One thing you have to know about Italians is that they are addicted to sunshine. It’s … Continue reading

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