Monthly Archives: February 2016

When Life Imitates Art: The Bow and the Kiss to the music of “The Godfather”

In August of 2014, I wrote in my blog about the history of Saint Barbara, the name that graces our city, county, channel, Presidio and Mission, among other landmarks.  The history of Saint Barbara comes down to us through oral … Continue reading

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Omicidi nel monastero

Mi merito una medaglia!  Ho letto e finito il primo romanzo di Umberto Eco, “Il nome della rosa”.  È stato pubblicato per la prima volta nel 1980 in italiano.  L’ho letto in inglese.  Ho calcolato che mi ci sarebbero voluti … Continue reading

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Murder in the Monastery

I think I deserve some sort of medal.  I actually read and finished Umberto Eco’s first novel, “The Name of the Rose.”  It was published for the first time in 1980 in Italian.  I read it in English.  I calculate … Continue reading

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