“Aqua On-ay”

    One of the funniest stunts Ron played on our kids was a few years ago at a restaurant called Da Agnese, a restaurant we went to last night.  It is a fabulous little taverna on Lake Albano near Rome, with the best porchetta in town.  To get to the bathroom, you have to…

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My favorite towns in Italy–What a day!!!!

   My two favorite towns in Italy are Gandofo and Nemi.  Gandolfo is a quaint, hillside village that overlooks a beautiful lake.  I gave a sight lecture on the address Saint Pope John Paul II gave on Marriage and the Family here in Gandolfo.  It was fun doing metaphysics with the students right there on…

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A Happy Flight!

     Sebastian, Jacob and I flew to Rome after Ron and the girls, due to Jake’s late graduation date.  I was a bit nervous about how Sebastian, as a strong-willed two year old, prone to all-out temper tantrums, would do on the plane.       But I had no reason to fear.  In…

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Wishes Come True

Wishes do come true–and my birthday was a perfect example of that!–I had a happy birthday brunch with friends, and we cooked up a new book club–My husband took at 6:30 am flight home from D.C. so that he could spend the whole day with me: what a gift!–My sister sent me cards and packages…

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