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A Year In Review: 2017 in Sicily

Just as I've finally gotten used to writing '17' for the year on documents, here we are about two seconds away from 2018. Per usual, I find myself fairly stunned by the passage of time. But as is customary, I thought I'd take a few minutes to reflect on our year here in Sicily. In our first full year here in Sicily, [...]

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On packing light: Tips from my mom

So packing light is something I've been wanting to address for a while now. We're big proponents of limiting the amount of stuff you take on a trip as much as possible. Not only can this save you money -- checking a bag or bags can get expensive quickly -- but it also saves you the considerable trouble of dragging it a [...]

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On one year in Sicily

Well, I blinked and suddenly we are marking our first anniversary in Sicily! How is that possible? If we end up staying for only three years (we can probably extend to five), that means we're already 1/3 done with our time here? Insanity. I planned to reflect on a year here myself, but it occurred to me that you guy [...]

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It’s my blogging anniversary!

And it looks like this blog is going to be posted just barely in time to still be the anniversary (here in Sicily, anyway). That's so entirely my style, it is ridiculous. Especially since I'm currently using the pressing "need" for this blog as a reasonable excuse to take a break from a different assignment. Anyway. [...]

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We’ve been here HOW long?

During the first hectic couple of weeks here, when everything was either baffling or infuriating or both (I'm looking at you, government bureaucracy), Chris and I said more than once that we kind of wished we could fast-forward six months to when everything would have calmed down. Six months was always the marker we u [...]

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