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With dinner – a quick carbonara recipe, maybe I’ll share later – Kim and I had a lovely wine that I thought I’d share about. I picked it up at Total Wine & More in Greenville, which I highly recommend … Continue reading

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January 13, 1948

That’s the date on a letter I’m translating. It was written in Italian by a woman from Salerno, to my grandmother. She has never been able to read it, nor anyone else in the family. My dad scanned in a … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night, Off

Kim gave me the night off, so I stopped at Lao Hu Cheng before heading home. I had the beef stir fry with szechuan vegetables, which I have had before. It’s always good! I had the Jasmine tea, which, I … Continue reading

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WOTD, la sorpresa

The word of the day is… la sorpresa Italian, lā sorprēsā, 1. (n.) surprise. Par for the course with romance languages, the dictionary entry for a noun in Italian includes the article, indicating the grammatical gender of the word. This word, … Continue reading

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