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A Winter Wine-der Land

What a great time this weekend at the Winter Wine Walk that was put on by the Urban Wine Circuit. There were six wineries all around Eugene (J.Scott Cellars, Oregon Wine Lab, Territorial Vineyards, Eugene Wine Cellars, Capitello, and Noble Estate) and each site was offering three tastings.

Growing Up Italian: I left my heart in Senigallia.


Home is where your heart is” or sometimes home is not where you are physically, but a place you carry IN your heart despite the distance. Just the thought of it, makes you smile and feel happy….or homesick, in my case. A big piece of my heart belongs to Cesano, Senigallia.

Growing up Italian: Southern comfort (food)


The holiday season is here. With that, fond memories of the many great times spent in Italy with my family. Decorating the tree: year after year, using the same ornaments and the same short, beaten-up artificial tree from which we couldn’t depart such we loved him so much.

Growing up Italian: My citrus is running naked !


Growing up in Perugia, in the heart of Italy, we did not have any fruit other than the one Nature could provide on its own, without manipulation. That meant the usual Winter melons, Apples and Pears.

The Babadook


More than just a bump-in-the-night thriller, the Babadook explores the corrosive effect of grief on a widow and her troubled son.

Growing Up Italian: Giving Many Grazie


Thanksgiving if the holiday that made me a better person. It made me more aware that there are so many reasons to be grateful, and I need to celebrate each one of them. Mille Grazie! (A thousand thank you’s)

Whiplash Movie Review


A review of the new film Whiplash starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons.

Growing up Italian: My American Family Part 2


Here is what I learned from life: Diamonds are NOT a girl’s best friends. FRIENDS are. I know, truth can hurt, and don’t get me wrong…I like the bling bling, too. When it comes to real life, though, everybody needs a very close friend. A BFF as they call them now.

BJ’s Weekend Report

BJ with the Bullet Boys

BJ and the Bullet Boys, plus a little Steel Wool!

Australia Post Moves Into Oregon


Twenty four million Australians have just received a new delivery address, in Oregon.

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