carabinieri helicopter

Posted by on Jun 29, 2010 in craftulence, my sons are smarter than me | 3 Comments

Someone I know has this little ongoing obsession with carabinieri helicopters. Before leaving for Mexico Damiano was in a small field trip to see the carabinieri helicopter at the mountain rescue building. Since then you can hear him sing something along the lines of “carabinieri to youuuu” in the tune of happy birthday. Last week […]

sherri’s meme

Posted by on Jun 28, 2010 in I'm not proud | 3 Comments

1. best news you’ve heard in a while? not really news but the fact that I managed to renew my passport for 10 years while in Mexico was pretty good. 2. first concert you ever saw? Alanis Morissette, 1994 or 95? 3. who was your teenybopper crush? mhhh… I am too embarrassed to answer this. […]

gifts for the misses

Posted by on Jun 27, 2010 in craftulence | 3 Comments

Two weeks ago (I think) was the last day of kindergarten and I wanted to express my gratitude to Damiano’s Misses for being extra patient, changing his nappies and basically for not telling me to wait another year to put him in kindergarten, he being the smallest child in the whole structure. I made these […]

4 years and a Japanese dinner

Posted by on Jun 24, 2010 in food, life | 4 Comments

4 years ago today Michele and I got married. It was beautiful. You can read about it here or here or here and see a shload of photos here. We are happy like we were then but maybe even happier because we have those two little humans that look like us and make us laugh. […]

I’m back

Posted by on Jun 18, 2010 in globe-trotting, images, life | 3 Comments

Sometimes weird things happen. On Mother’s day I had an epiphany regarding my grandmother. We hadn’t spoken in nearly 5 years, since my grandfather died. While I was contemplating the possibility of calling her to tell her how sorry I was for how her life and mine had intersected and how I now understood that […]