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Beauty is the only truth I want to know

At the beginning of the lockdown, drones were sent out to immortalize a deserted Rome. The photos were stunning because, without people, the city regained its original contours and majestic beauty. How magical it would be, I thought, to walk … Continue reading

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The History of a Home in the Time of Corona

The existential question of “where do I end and where does the rest of the world begin?” is even more difficult to affront these days because the distinction between one and the other has become a big blur.  Never before … Continue reading

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Pulling Back the Curtains

Every morning, once out of bed, the first thing I do is open the shutters, pull back the curtains, and check out the sky’s mood. What I see outside the window will, in some way, influence my day. For 37 … 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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