Tag Archives: Language Barrier

When the fever doesn’t end

A week ago Monday, my husband left for two weeks of job interviewing in California, but this posting isn’t about that. When we knew that J was heading to the States, I was both supportive and a bit whiny about … Continue reading

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Groceries

I will never get used to the meat aisle. Could not find ground beef today, but there was ground horse, which is an odd maroonish brown, almost like the pulp of an over-ripe blood-orange (or, you know, like horse flesh). … Continue reading

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Che dobbiamo fare…?

It was a frustrating morning of government offices, but in the end we got more accomplished than expected. We’ve been waiting on our registered housing contract so that we could take the next steps in getting stay permits for myself … Continue reading

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Cinformi — 1st Visit

All non-EU citizens intending to stay in Italy for longer than a week must let the local government know within 8 business days. For Miss G and I, this meant filing a Dichiarazione di Presenza (declaration of presence) at Cinformi. … Continue reading

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