Photo Exhibit

Le Finestre d'Italia

June 2021 |
Italian windows are quite different from the ones we are used to in the U.S. They are actually open at all times, weather permitting, and they serve multiple purposes. Perhaps because of the rather universal lack of air conditioning, windows in...

Un Bel Gelato

May 2021 |
I am not sure if this event (fig. 1) happens regularly in Italy, but it did a few years ago! Imagine a three-day extravaganza where any possible flavor of gelato can be tasted bringing total happiness to children and adults alike. A gathering of...

Al Mercato

April 2021 |
Shopping at a mercato all'aperto, open market, in Italy is an incredible experience well worth enjoying. They are typically found in most residential areas. The mercatino are set up early in the morning from well-equipped vans. While some return on...

A Viso Aperto

March 2021 |
It has become normal to look at a person today and wonder how does he/she really look behind that mask? People are by nature socially inclined, however we have come to accept as normal a life essentially devoid of spontaneous socialization. I...

Andiamo a cena

February 2021 |
I remember with some nostalgia the many opportunities enjoyed over the years to meet friends back in Italy for a cena. Someone would usually have a great trattoria in mind (fig. 1) to get together and talk about memories and old adventures. Of...

Buon Anno!

January 2021 |
How many times did we wish "Auguri e Buon Anno!" to our family and friends over the years? Well, as we get close to 2021, we really should mean these words, given all that we have had to endure throughout these last tragic 12 months. Everyone is...

Auguri!

December 2020 |
It is hard to believe that a new year is already upon us, given the unimaginable detours and confusion that 2020 has created throughout the world. Yet, time has a way to move on, no matter what, and once again we are about to celebrate Christmas...

Vita di Paese: Cose Semplici

November 2020 |
As we continue to reflect on the values and important things in our lives, I looked back at simple moments enjoyed during several stays in Italy over the past years. I realized that such simplicity was filled with joy and happy memories. Now more...

Incontri

October 2020 |
I am sure that Italians have had to give up a lot during the ongoing pandemic, but little could be more difficult than not being able to enjoy their friendly, customary interactions with amici. Anyone who has been in Italy has had wonderful...
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