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Destinations, Dreams and Dogs - International adventure with a fast-track family (& dogs) of Old World values, adopting the Russian-Italian-American good life on the go…!

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You Can’t Go to the Slammer— It’s Your Birthday!

A funny thing happened on the way to Benedetto’s birthday party this week. One of the cities in which we lived informed him that he was in violation of one ordinance or another and would immediately be fined something to the tune of $1005/day, or he would need to spend the next 30 days in…

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A Little Getaway for Benedetto’s B-day

Time is at a premium here, and a trip is not something we particularly pursue after traveling all the time, so what to do for Benedetto’s birthday was a bit of a quandary.  There may be a party here or there, a family luncheon in the offing, yet somehow we wanted to give a quiet…