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Frank Dreams Big

By Sarah White In 1998 I began taking Italian conversation classes at the Italian Workingman’s Club on Regent Street, on Madison’s near-west side. In the class I met Frank. He lived not far from me on the east side, so … Continue reading

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Pompeii—An Adventure in Mixed Emotions

Kaye and Paul Ketterer’s trip to Sorrento, Intaly in Fall 2016 included a day trip to Pompeii. By Paul Ketterer A half-hour commuter train ride from Old-modern Sorrento to Old-desolate Pompeii on a bright Sunday in November provided a radical time-transition … Continue reading

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Luigi and the Signora

The season of vicarious wanderlust concludes with this tale from one afternoon in Venice,  early March 2001. By Sarah White Moving through the tiny alleys, bursting into squares that are not square but multi-sided, we walked the labyrinth, all six … Continue reading

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All in a Day’s Work or My Life with the Italian Rotary Club

By Sarah White * * * I am taking a break from posting my childhood memoir essays to bring you this postcard from Italy, in recognition of the 20th anniversary of my travel with Rotary International’s  Group Study Exchange program. … Continue reading

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