Mama’s Advice

Ciao a tutti, In the past few (somewhat) rainy days in Ragusa, I’ve found myself with more time on my hands. When it rains, I find myself thinking and reflecting more. I would bet that most people feel the same way because you spend more time inside, alone, and listening to the calming sounds of […]

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One Month Later

Ciao a tutti, I can’t believe that I’m actually writing this post. I know, I’ve broken all of the blogger rules and just went AWOL for a little over a month. My life got more busy than I imagined that it ever could since being home, so I didn’t even have time to think about […]

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I Love French Sarcasm

Ciao tutti, I’m coming to you from Ragusa with a massive food coma. I had a ridiculous amount of food today, and I’m sorely regretting it. Sometimes it’s impossible to say no to the food here because it’s all new to me, and it’s just so good! I went to another cookout today with my […]

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Day 1 in Italy – Complete!

Ciao friends, The number of times that I have actually said “ciao” today is actually crazy. It is the “catch-all” phrase here, and has literally saved my entire day. However, I apparently look Italian enough that when I say “ciao”, the natives try to engage in a very fast-paced conversation with me. I desperately want […]

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