This past weekend and maybe the upcoming weekend (for rebels looking to vacation right up until the last-minute), is known as the “rientro.” When using this word as it relates to vacation, it would mean, “returning home” or… Read More
Fall is here – and I admit (to every Italian’s horror) that it is my favorite time of year. Maybe it has something to do with growing up in Texas where boiling hot summers lasts for at LEAST five… Read More
Italy’s answers to cheesy love songs from the 70’s like: “You’re in My Heart” by Rod Stewart or “She’s Always a Woman” by Billy Joel, except these are really not that cheesy and kind of nice. Well…ok….poor Rod… Read More
Well, the real reason today’s language lesson is tech talk is only because I heard this word on the radio this morning: Tweetato.
Since this past weekend was the weekend of love, I got to thinking about how we express the emotion of love in English and in Italian because at times they are slightly different. So today is all about… Read More
Ok, so in the past weeks, we have had some fun with False Friends and the fact that I was able to tie George Clooney into a language post. This week’s lesson is a bit more serious….we are… Read More