Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fiction On-site and Spring break coming up!

On Sunday our Rome Start “Introduction to Fiction” class had a make-up onsite in Mompeo, a small village area about an hour and a half from Rome. There we spent the morning discussing Raymond Carver’s (an American short story writer … Continue reading

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Naples!

On Saturday my friend from Germany arrived; we spent the evening wandering around Rome and eating a wonderful dinner at my favorite restaurant, “L’archetto.” It is a “Spaghetteria” with over one hundred and fifty different kinds of pasta, all under … Continue reading

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Modern Roman History: Snow in 2012

Snow in Rome—one thing I did not plan on seeing this year! Rome has not had this much snowfall for almost twenty-five years. The entire city shut down—no buses, trains, not even taxis! It was wonderful, because Rome was a … Continue reading

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