Category Archives: English

How Much Do You Know About Venice?

Every day I receive trivia questions in my email.  Here is a recent quiz from Trivia Genius – 10 questions and answers about Venice, La Serenissima. Venice is well-known for its contributions to what artisanal industry? Glassblowing Sculpture Clockmaking Embroidery … Continue reading

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Greek and Roman Mythology

Greek mythology is the set of stories about the origin of the world, the lives and activities of deities, heroes, and mythological creatures, and the rituals of ancient Greeks.  Roman mythology is the body of traditional stories centered on the … Continue reading

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The Pasta Shortage

At first, pandemic shortages seem surprising.  After all, we had not heard that factories making pasta or toilet paper or canned tomatoes had shut down or that there were any interruptions in the supply chain.  But as 2020 unfolded, empty … Continue reading

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