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Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

My initial disappointment caused by the absence of glittery egg-dying kits in this country ended the moment that we entered the first chocolate shop on one of many egg browsing trips.  Apparently, bunnies are reserved for less personal gifts, and one must take great careContinue reading

Windsor

Windsor

We spent my first night in England at the Sir Christopher Wren, a historic hotel in Windsor on the River Thames, eating crisps and salad, and wondering if our neighbor down the street, the Queen, was doing the same.            Continue reading

Introduction

Introduction

This blog is intended to document our adventures in Italy, where we will attempt to live for two months this summer despite our limited understanding of the language (although Jen will be fine as long as the conversations centre around colours and farm animals). We willContinue reading