Category Archives: Santa Barbara

Sea Urchins: From Pompeii to the Present

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. covered, concealed, and preserved not only the bodies of the wealthy ancients who lived in Pompeii, but also many aspects of their daily lives.  Through excavations, archaeologists have discovered the homes, shops, … Continue reading

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Ricongiungimenti felini

Ho scritto diversi post sulle incredibili storie di gatti smarriti che, contro ogni previsione, hanno poi ritrovato i loro proprietari. Il primo post (“Una storia commovente grazie a Facebook”, 9 ottobre 2014) racconta la storia di Ciro, un gattino bianco … Continue reading

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Cat Reunions

I have written several posts on the incredible stories of lost cats who, against all odds, have been reunited with their owners.  The first post (“A Heartwarming Story thanks to Facebook,” October 9, 2014) tells the story of Ciro, a … Continue reading

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