Category Archives: cappuccinos

Old-fashioned espresso

I haven’t had any cappuccinos the past week—just plain espresso (ok, with milk and sugar, but the milk isn’t frothed). This household only uses a caffettiera (see photo)—we don’t drink American drip coffee. I don’t even drink that in America! … Continue reading

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Dear Spring: Please stay a little longer

Summer is almost here but I wish spring would stick around. The sun is out—but it’s not too hot—the lilacs and frangipani are in bloom (and smell divine), and the breeze off the ocean is pretty fantastic. Living in a … Continue reading

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It’s always sunny in Pesaro

Over the past year, several of my friends have said they thought it was always sunny in Italy—rain and storm clouds didn’t fit in with their image of Italy as an idyllic and picturesque paradise, as suggested in books like … Continue reading

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Road trip! First stop: Venice

Alex’s first road trip was a success–he was extremely well-behaved for a 3-month old. He’s got the travel bug like his parents! Last Friday, we crowded into our Fiat Marea “Weekend” station wagon and began the 4 hour trip to … Continue reading

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