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Breaking equipment creates zombies

Rome, Italy After returning from the lovely and waistline-expanding trip to Catalonia, things went a bit loco.  First computer problems abounded.  Then, just as that was getting sorted, it was time to head to Naples[…]

Scenes of Venice

Venice, Italy Like the saying, "You are what you eat" goes, we are often influenced by the people around us.  Having now spent time with Sherry Ott in three different and iconic Italian cities, I[…]

Rantypants: working overseas

Outside of the US Dear Universe, Sometimes I need to know that the door which just closed did so because another, much better one, is opening. You have my number.  Thanks. Sincerely, Rantypants   Every[…]

Sweet, frosted Colosseum!

Rome, Italy I generally prefer chocolate frosting, though an occasional cream cheese-based confection will really get me.  And while I have been slowly introducing Dario's family to some of my favorite American foods – stuffed[…]