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Glorious Day Exploring Rome!

Today I decided to go exploring Roma! First, it was a twenty-minute walk to the train station and what started out as rather a hazy day ended up being brilliant sunshine by the time I reached Rome – just over an hour later. Actually, my day involved walking, train, walking, train, walking, bus, walking, bus, walking, …

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Market Day in Lido di Ostia

It’s market day in Catona…  Hmmmm, no, wait – that’s the line in “Under the Tuscan Sun”!  …but that’s what it feels like…  I feel as though I am alternately living the scripts from “Eat, Pray, Love” and “Under the Tuscan Sun”… Anyway, yes, today (Saturday morning) is market day here in Ostia. In addition …

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Anti-Mafia Rally On My Street

Sitting out on my balcony, working on Bridgit’s next book and I hear a commotion down on street level, getting louder and louder, closer and closer… So, I grabbed my camera and looked down to see what was happening… It was an anti-mafia rally!  Turns out (after being then curious enough to do some research) since …

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Ostia Update #2

It is another glorious day (Monday) here in Lido di Ostia!  It is a little overcast, but the sun is shining, it is around 20oC and barely a breeze… By the way, here is a map giving you an idea of where Ostia is in (the blue dot) relation to Rome – about an hour …

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I love Ostia!

Welcome to Ostia Update #2… I have been here just under a week and the more I get to know the place, the more I love it here! As I write this, it is 20oC, a slight breeze is blowing in from the sea, there is literally not a cloud anywhere in the sky…  The …

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My Luggage Concierge…

What is a luggage concierge? As you may know, I no longer have a bricks and mortar home anywhere on the planet.  Instead, I travel the globe and, apart from some belongings that are in a small storage unit, my entire now life follows me in eight suitcases that my wonderful luggage concierge service picks up …

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Ostia Update

As I begin this post, it is Monday here in Ostia (after arriving on Saturday and sleeping much of Sunday!). I went for a walk with the intention of getting some lunch, some wine and some groceries.  As the song says, two out of three ain’t bad.  Groceries can wait…  One has wine and pizza – …

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