Tag: #lifeinitaly

A Lesson about Italian Health Care

My Italian doctor has invited me to attend an important event. Learn about my experiences with the Italian health care system. ...

Conveniences

When some of your modern conveniences are not available, you have to rethink what convenience is all about....

Going in Peace

Shrines are everywhere in Italy offering peace and comfort. What they mean and how they got there are sometimes mysteries....

The Italian Language Conundrum

Mastering the Italian language is more difficult than I anticipated. Read about some of my challenges....

Seasonal Perspectives

One of the things we were looking forward to when we moved here was to experience the seasons.  We’ve been coming to Italy for 25 years, so we’ve seen snippets of every season, but to witness the changes crosses a threshold between visiting and living.  We got here in...

Happiness is a Warm Radiator

I’ve become a radiator fan.  After many years of living with forced air heat, I love the radiator.  I never thought that it would warm the room – only the area just in the immediate area of the radiator.  But I was wrong.  A radiator will warm an entire...