Oh no!


When I lived in the Caribbean I was always out doing something, riding a bike, playing tennis or swimming. But now that I am back in the colder climates I hibernate a lot. I have not been outside for three days and am worried that I may be turning into a bit of a recluse. I’ll blame the weather for now, but what’s funny to me is that I just did something a minute ago that was so incredibly Italian that I had to laugh at myself.

It seems that most windows in Italy have a bit of a “ledge” hanging on the outside. I have often walked down cobble stone streets snapping photos of older Italian women peering out of their windows. It seems to me that this is a National past time for old Italian ladies or perhaps they are just being super nosy about their neighbors.

Well…guess what? I just opened the window wide, folded my arms and leaned on the ledge! I have been contemplating a walk all morning and thought I would stick my head out to see how cold it really was. What is happening to me? Have I become one of those old Italian ladies with nothing better to do than lean on a window sill contemplating life?

Scuzi, I need to go put on my trainers and jacket and get the heck outta here!

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About lmarmstrong66

I'm a blogger, painter, writer, singer. For the love of all things in nature and creativity.
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3 Responses to Oh no!

  1. rachel says:

    hilarious! it’s so true! often they are just standing there watching traffic for hours! It’s probably because most of the buildings don’t have lifts so they’re sort of stuck inside if they have a hip problem or something…

  2. Elora says:

    Go to work woman!!

  3. Sharon says:

    Hey at least you didnt toss out a bucket of dirty dish water….

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