An American in Rome

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An American in Rome
I was born and raised in California but heard Rome calling to me. Armed with a camera and a lot of patience, this blog is about the process and shock of moving to Italy.
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  • Finding the right words 6 days ago One of the very first words I ever learned in Italian was “cavatappi.” Corkscrew. I needed one to be able to open the first bottle of wine in my first Roman apartment. I stood by my door, staring at my … Read more
  • Row boats in Villa Borghese 1 week ago You know that little lake in Villa Borghese?  You know- the adorable one? It’s called the Laghetto, and it is a perfect spot for picnics.  It is probably my favorite picnic spot in all of Rome, because I am sentimental … Read more
  • Indulgence 2 weeks ago I am recovering. I am recovering from too much fun, and too much work, etc, etc. There are times in life when you need to find a balance. There are other times when you have to surrender control and let … Read more
  • There are days 1 month ago There are days when I stuff my clothes into my tiny, leaking washing machine, and pull them out, two hours later, sopping and dripping onto the kitchen floor. The weak spin cycle is useless. There are days when I lean … Read more
  • Porta Portese: Rome's Flea Market 1 month ago Senti. (Listen). I need new shoes. Need. I do not mean “need” in the metaphorical “it would be nice to have” sense. I mean I actually for once in my life really need new shoes. In the past six weeks, … Read more

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Jody
17:58 PM October 30, 2012

Great photos. The humor is great!

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