Tag Archives: birthdays in italy

So what did we do for my birthday?

  Celebrated!  Of course!  Several times! A number of our friends here are traveling this month, so I had to start the celebrations with cocktails on May 9.  The only night in early May when it wasn’t raining. This seems to be the only picture I took of the event.  There was a lot of …

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Spring Entertaining

  (written in late March)   Fairly, reliable warm weather arrived the last week of March.  And with it, ‘Spring Cleaning’ has bubbled over in Ida, our upstairs neighbor.  Not content with pursuing every iota of dust and dirt in her apartment, she has started on the outside too.  Sanding and oiling the doors.   …

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Someone Else Turns 70

  Big year for birthdays here,  our friend Allen, who lives in Toronto and Lucigiano turned 70 at the beginning of September.  He and Dinah have a nice house, well suited for giving parties and having their family come and stay.  The three children were there along with their spouses or partners and the 4 …

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Celebrating my birthday

  Last year for my birthday, I gathered together a group and we went to a hamburger place in Arezzo.  (For those of you who don’t live in Italy, going to a hamburger place (that is good) is a real treat)  That was fun, but I knew we could also have fun sitting under the …

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99 is a Good Reason to Celebrate

  In early August, we were at the house of our friends, Grace and Gian Carlo, to celebrate her Mother’s 99th birthday.    Grace and GC pulled out all the stops for the event, with over 40 folks attending.  Not only was there a DJ but… our friend, George was there to sing and play. …

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