The Blogless Blogger

Overused cliches, “when it rains-it pours,” “between a rock and a hard place,” and “every cloud has a silver lining,” were born from seeds of truth that grew into expressions people pick and use as needed. But I always thought, “if it rains-it pours … .” Who cares? In the end, you still get wet! How wrong I was. The…

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Meanwhile … on the Web

It has been said printer’s ink runs deep, but it is really more than that. I think printer’s ink is hereditary. It’s genetics. It is stamped into our DNA and no matter how hard we try to fight it … it begs to be free. At least that was the case with me. I’ve said before my father was a…

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The Life and Legacy of Buddy Moore

When I last left My Bella Vita I was rushing to the airport in what I hoped would be a superfluous trip to Texas where I’d eagerly meet my family at the hospital, encourage my mother and sister and aid in my father’s slow, but inevitable recovery.  I convinced myself somewhere over the Atlantic that my trip would be a homecoming of…

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Ten Italian-Themed Links for Your Weekend Reading Pleasure

With the Italian-frenzy that is bouncing throughout the Internet these days, missing a blog post here or a news item there wouldn’t be hard to do. So, to help you out, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite posts from the week and included them here for your leisurely weekend reading pleasure. Enjoy! (you can thank me later) 1. Head…

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Blog My Blog: Christmas Edition

All of the Christmas talk around here has me decking halls, caroling carols and rockin’ around the Christmas tree. Well … the decorations. What? Doesn’t everybody? And all of this good cheer is just too much to keep to myself. So today I’m gonna borrow a theme from Bleeding Espresso. I hope you all will play along and Blog my…

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