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About livedinitaly

Love food and traveling. Breaking out of this introvert shell by expressing my thoughts, experiences and feelings.

late to the party … Marcella’s Butter Tomato Sauce

Originally posted on STRESSCAKE:
Marcella Hazan, often described as the Julia Child of Italian food, has written some remarkable cookbooks. I own several and they have never steered me wrong. When I needed a lasagne recipe, not being a lasagne fan,…

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Insignificant

Sometimes we need to get up close to realize just how small we are and that there are bigger issues in-front of us. (My photo taken 15 October, ‎2014)

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My pen

I’ve lost the desire and or ability to write.  Every time my pen touches paper the ink dries up.  The thoughts that I want to take from the air to something concrete evaporate, leaving not even a dusty trail.  I … Continue reading

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Mother Nature

It is hard to believe that we are in the middle of winter when looking out my window and seeing our redbud tree in bloom. Mother Nature is a cruel mistress.  While not as cold as other parts of our … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016

The end of 2016 approaches and I am in a cloud with no idea of where time disappeared this year.  As I reflect over the past year I’ve come to the realization that as a teenager I’ve reached an age … Continue reading

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Life

A tumultuous week has passed and what happens in the future is unknown.  Many fear the USA will regress to the 1950s/1960s.  Advancements that don’t suit the majority will be repealed and or outlawed. As all of this transpires a … Continue reading

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A Letter To My Future Husband

Dear Future Husband, We haven’t even met yet and I’m mad at you. Impressive. But when you do finally read this, you’ll already know I’m an open book. So let’s dive right in. We’ve wasted enough time. I’m mad that……

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