Beachin’

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Last weekend, the family headed to Santa Cruz for a quick beach getaway and it couldn’t have come at a better time. After a productive (read: busy) week of work, it was such a treat to head out of town with Dave and my mom on Friday afternoon and disconnect for a few days. My […]

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August in Italy

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It’s already mid-August here in Italy and so incredibly quiet around town. August is vacation month in Italy— everyone takes time off and stores are closed per ferie, or, for summer holiday. It’s not uncommon for most stores (of the mom-and-pop variety, which still make up the majority of the neighborhood) to shut down for […]

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Our last night in Italy

Honestly, I don’t know what my deal is these days. Somehow, ever since getting back home to California, I’ve been too busy to post anything. Seriously?! I don’t know what’s going on because I don’t remember having 24/7 appointments/parties/obligations since we’ve returned. At any rate, here are the photos I’ve been meaning to post from […]

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The Feast of Beppe

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I feel it appropriate to get started on this blog post now, because I just finished (what I hope will become) my daily workout routine, in which I work to “undo” the indulging that happened in Italy. And speaking of indulgence, remember when I spent a great deal of time eating magnificent dishes and how […]

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