Weeks 66 and 67

The last couple weeks have been short but packed. We had a lovely dusting of snow, so the view outside my window became a winter wonderland, just in time for the holidays. Although I am not a big fan of the cold, I have to admit, the snow is so lovely and festive. Also onContinue reading “Weeks 66 and 67”

Weeks 61 through 65

This month has been all about hunkering down. My husband had to go back to the States for a bit while waiting on the stay permit process, but got to come back sooner than expected. In the meantime, school got busy, with tons of presentations and reports to do. We both had a lot ofContinue reading “Weeks 61 through 65”

Weeks 57 through 60

September and October have been the months of hikes. It’s been surprisingly warm during the day, though the evenings have been chilly. I’ve gone somewhere almost every weekend with friends, and I’ve watched the trees turn from green to gold to rust. At the end of September, a friend with a car took us onContinue reading “Weeks 57 through 60”

Officialization 3: Internet

Officialization TOC Officialization 1: WTF comes next in Italy? Officialization 2: Apartment Officialization 3: Internet <— You are here Officialization 4: Stay Permit, part I Officialization 5: Picking Courses Officialization 6: Stay Permit, part II Internet My new apartment doesn’t have Internet yet, so this is something separate that I have to set up. I foundContinue reading “Officialization 3: Internet”

Officialization 2: Apartment

Officialization TOC Officialization 1: WTF comes next in Italy? Officialization 2: Apartment <– You are here. Officialization 3: Internet Officialization 4: Stay Permit, part I Officialization 5: Picking Courses Officialization 6: Stay Permit, part II Officialization 7: TV Tax Officialization 8: Stay Permit, part III Apartment As a married couple moving together to Italy, weContinue reading “Officialization 2: Apartment”

Weeks 42 & 43

This is the town where I am going to live next school year. It is full of narrow alleyways and wide piazzas with adorable restaurant patios. It is small. Compared to what I am used to, it is tiny. I took a trip there last week, to get a lay of the land. Of course,Continue reading “Weeks 42 & 43”