Fourteen organizations from across the state received grants for projects in line with the mission of the Red Ants Pants Foundation.
Whereas, winter lasts forever. For us, this has been an especially wonderful season. We finished two restorations. We had our grandson Willie, now thirteen, visit in Italy for six weeks. We cooked and read and walked and swam. I even wrote a little.
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We got up early, took afternoon naps, and stayed out often until two in the morning. Ed cycled hundreds of miles. I got into a regular exercise routine. So much happened, and from the standpoint of late August, it seems to have occurred in fast-forward mode.
Some fantastic recommendations from our travels: Rome, city with the big beating heart. At the beginning of the summer, we rented an apartment on via di Montegiordano near the Piazza Navona for several days. The massive crowds were just beginning to descend upon the city, rendering it impossible until September.
But we were happy and charmed in our neighborhood, and soon had our regular place to go for cappuccino in the morning. Our waiter, when he heard that Willie was in Italy to study the language, engaged him in teasing banter and gave him a few lessons in gesture as well.
Updated classics, a cool and crowded atmosphere, and a terrific wine list. We rented our apartment through Rome Lofts. All very gracious and roomy.
Here we are, at home in Rome. Below, the romantic Casa Bleve.
If you go, on the way out buy a little bag of the citrus and nut candy that they bring at the end of the dinner. I think he must have driven off his wife and daughter with his fervor for things.
But the book is fine, a memoir formed around objects and the stories of those objects. In this way, it connected with the Pamuk museum described below. Exploring small or out-of-the-way places makes summer travel more fun.
Apparently, the children of the neighborhood recognized his quirkiness and thought he cast the evil eye. The islands of the Venetian lagoon.
We went twice to Venice.
I was on the exciting assignment to write about the islands for the new magazine Smithsonian Journeys www. My suggestions for hotels, etc. The grand, frescoed public rooms are a rare pleasure—a glimpse into an outlandishly splendid way of life in a magnificent palazzo.
The rooms are sedate and refined and the position of the Grand Canal just perfect. The price was reasonable for Venice, in fact, our room cost the same as an American chain hotel in Boston.
The position on the water is similar to the Gritti, where I loved staying once, but the rate there now is really high.The Energy Racket. By Wade Frazier. Revised in June Introduction and Summary. A Brief Prehistory of Energy and Life on Earth.
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In the beginning of the movie we see our main character “running” a home casino, which is not legal, but it is not such a big ethics issue. La Primavera! Not long now. With spring on our doorsteps, See You in the Piazza gets a fresh look. And updated info–I have been SO focused on writing two books at once that I’ve fallen behind on my blog, which gives me so much pleasure.
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