Tag Archives: Mama

Italian’s never leave Mama


As I cuddle my kitty and type one-handed I have come to realize that the Italian culture has finally caught up to me. Tonight I am faced with the dilemma of leaving my kitten alone overnight for the first time. … Continue reading

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The Siren and the Sailor


My husband has finally arrived home after being fogged in for an extra day. Such as the life of travelling, you can never predict the weather or how it may alter your plans. Anyways, he’s here now and we are suitably … Continue reading

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Is any of it really worth it?


Just when you think you’ve had enough someone decides that in fact you haven’t. Once a week I have to go to the West side of Genoa for a lesson. A few years ago I taught at a company in … Continue reading

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Mama and cockroaches


Sometimes I am not sure if Mama is my Nemesis (she really is like a cockroach-the woman is indestructible) or my Muse or perhaps she is both! Recently, Mama has been on a mini-vacation. I, of course have been skipping … Continue reading

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Sock drawer is safe!


I am happy to report that so far (and I note I have only been home 24 hours), it seems Mama has made no major changes to the home front this time. As usual, I had a bit of anxiety … Continue reading

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Mama free zone alert


Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and not known where you were? I’ve just spent 22 hours flying to the US from Italy. I know! That’s ridiculous isn’t it? I was up at 4:00 a.m., … Continue reading

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A typical day with Mama


I’m not sure if I would be better off with a Southern Italian mother in law telling me every day that I was a no good, lazy so and so wife to her precious son or if I am better … Continue reading

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