Tag: strike

  • In Roma…

    In Roma…

    We survived our flight, noisy students and mediocre in-flight service aside.  When the airline asks you for feedback on your travel experience, do you think they REALLY mean that?  Anyway… Wednesday is mostly a blur.  We checked into our room at Trinity B&B: Huge room, very clean, a working fridge, free air-conditioning and they let […]

  • Sciopero!

    A strike, a personal tour of the Pompeian forum with John Dobbins and a lost writer with “inappropriate” footwear…

  • One more time…

    From the Aventine, I climbed up and across the hill and dropped down to the Circus Maximus…

  • I made it!

    I already met 4 of the F&D directors. They invited me to go to Sorrento with them yesterday – after taking me to an Italian Costco (Auchan Stores). That was quite an experience – I saw a 20 ft long sausage, ground horse meat, and a bin of live pulpo! Not quite the Costco experience you get in Louisville. Sorrento was just like we left it, just not as windy nor as crowded…