Italia, ti amo

Ah, Italy.  Here are a few of my favorite moments.

Watching the Simpsons on television – Homer says “doh!” even in Italian.

Walking past a shop where a real tailor was cutting a suit jacket.

Asking for orange juice when ordering breakfast at two different pastry shops and being asked, “is it okay to have fresh-squeezed juice?”  Hmm, let me think about that one…

Asking an Italian colleague at lunch if he would like me to pour him a glass of water.  His response, “why should I drink water when I could drink wine?”

About amanda

Creating academic and public environments for the humanities to flourish Researching Soviet and Eastern European history Engaging people and ideas as a writer and interviewer Traveling as much as possible View all posts by amanda

One response to “Italia, ti amo

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: