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Trip: Rome...

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Scootering Along 2

ITALY | Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | Views [360] | Comments [1]

Driving along Corso Vittorio Emanuele minding my own business and this big NOISY motorcycle darts in front of me and cuts me off. There were two twenty-something boys on it laughing and smiling without a care in the world. . . or so they thought. I ... Read more >


Scooter-ing Along 1

ITALY | Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | Views [271]

Yesterday I hit it right. Knowing that Bush was in town and that traffic would be blocked everywhere, I left extra early for my 5:00 appointment. I had a meeting at Termini train station. So, thinking I was clever, I circumvented Trastevere and took ... Read more >


Language

ITALY | Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | Views [535]

Why is that my Italian students can remember so many verb conjugations in their own language but yet not recall a simple 's' in English? Let me explain. If we look at the simple present tense, an Italian verb has 6 words (vado, vai, va, andiamo, andate, ... Read more >