A Palladian Connection – Venice to Charleston, SC

A Palladian Connection – Venice to Charleston, SC
  When I first spoke to Cooking with Nonna about writing for their blog I was excited because I knew that it would lead to me looking at my Carolina surroundings with a different eye.  I have been con...
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Speak to Me

Speak to Me
  I would say that her name is Mary.  Wouldn’t you?  I wish she could speak to me.  In a way she does.  Her upturned eyes and expression speaks volumes.  But there is so much more I want to know.  Det...
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A Taste of Italy in Alaska

A Taste of Italy in Alaska
    “Buon Viaggio!”    Now THAT is what we should have heard as we boarded for an Alaskan cruise in Seattle last month.   First of all, we came to find out that our beautiful, 930’ long ship, The Star...
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The Veteran That I Knew Best

The  Veteran  That I  Knew  Best
  My father – Vincenzo Luigi Manzelli.  He served in Europe from June 1941 until September 1945 and being born in 1914, he was one of the older “boys”.  He had fun stories about throwing cases of wine...
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