Category Archives: English

“A Decisive Turning Point in European History”

During the first week in March 2022, the New York Times published three articles on Italy and its relationship with Russia that has changed since Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.  The first article reported on Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s speech to … Continue reading

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Italian Proverbs and Idioms using Fruits and Vegetables

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” and “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” are proverbs that mean the same in English and Italian.  Perhaps because of the Italian passion for food, there are many other idiomatic … Continue reading

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GPS Dogs

Eclipse rides the bus solo in Seattle.  She’s a black Labrador retriever mix whose owner took her many times downtown to a dog park.  But when the owner got distracted one day at the bus stop, Eclipse hopped on the … Continue reading

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