One-of-a-Kind-Christmas

One-of-a-Kind-Christmas

 We have had a one-of-a-kind Christmas. Surreal, peaceful, calm, joyful. It was unusual because it was effortless compared to so many Christmases. Yet all 6 kids were here and such a blessing. I have a sense that this is one of our last Christmases all together and as a family. We were incredibly fortunate that…

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They Said It Couldn’t Be Done

They Said It Couldn’t Be Done

They said it couldn’t be done to get my car from the US registered in Italy. The car was too far from Italian requirements for emissions; the government is very slow and it would take forever and a day to get it accomplished; even if it ever got registered, it would have the lowest level…

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I love Marian Feast Days in ITALY

It is SO SO SO much better to be in Italy than in the U.S. on a Marian feast day! The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is such a joy. The Italians have such a passionate love for Mary, as they have for their own mothers (usually the most important people in their lives). Last…

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