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What not to do when someone is moving

It hasn’t happened yet, but years ago when we moved here at least three people gave us books!  Some, after we had packed and shipped things.  Yes, nice heavy books.  I’m just waiting. So this morning, I had staggered awake because Ben had an appointment in Arezzo and we had to get ready.  I was …

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Steak and Porcini

Well, the first Sunday in October we managed to get a crowd together for lunch at the Porcini sagra in Noceta, a little town outside Castiglion Fiorentino. Ben and I each had a steak, fried porcini, one salad, water and wine for 50 some odd Euros.  Some of the steak came home with us and …

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Nice, the pink wine tour

  The south of France is known for wonderful fresh, fruity light pink colored wine.  Most of them are a blend of grenache and cinsault grapes.  I really like this wine.  When you go in a large grocery in the south of France there is usually a 10 to 12 foot section of nothing but …

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