Gaia

Accendere (“To Turn On”)

There was no reason to be outside after work on Friday. Leaving late, sufficiently warmed up from my office’s weekly …

Ordinary Exceptions

Mark Broadhead so accurately encapsulates my own struggles since returning from Italy that I’d swear he was looking inside my …

Lost / Sono Persa

Nothing confirms that I’m out of my home country like being asked to produce i miei documenti when requested by …

Civita Stands / Civita è

While rules and directions tend to be vague in Italian culture, Americans prefer handbooks, product manuals, and time tables. We …