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Final thoughts on moving, some pics and costs

I know it’s April and you’d think I be over moving by now.  Well, at least it has stopped occupying my every waking thought but it is still a big part of my life.  In thinking about it, I have come to realize that because we didn’t really see the property until we started moving, …

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Score 1 for Italian Healthcare

I have plantar fasciaits. (misspelled)  (Look it up on WebMD if you want the full explanation).  It means my feet hurt!   It feels like someone has  driven a hot screw up through the flat part of the bottom of your heel.  And periodically they tighten it, sending spasms of pain up your leg.  The other …

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Christmas Packages

For a number of years when we lived in Virginia, I worked at Northern Virginia Community College.  I followed a school schedule. The last exam was usually about the 18th or 20th of December.  But my responsibilities normally finished before then.   So depending on Ben’s schedule we would be off to Florida about the 15th …

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The Fixer

I realized that when I wrote about Thanksgiving and Alessandra that I did not fully explain Tania and Keith’s relationship to her or our relationship to her.  And after today I realized that I have never written about ‘fixers’.  Here is a close up of Alessandra, that isn’t in sharp focus but that might illustrate my …

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The Mushroom Hunters

On Sunday when I was across the street picking olives, I looked up and saw a car, backing up the driveway.  It was the same type of car that our friend Rita drives and backing up the driveway would be something that she would do so I just watched.  It was not Rita but 2 …

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If you live in a cloud sometimes there will be rain

Well yes indeed.  It started late on Monday afternoon and then slacked off.  Sometime in the middle of the night I heard it again.  It was really raining at 7:30 this morning .  I persuaded Siena that we could handle her urgent need to go outside, inside, and with a small snack she agreed to …

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