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Un Dolce Benvenuto a Sicilia

I wrote this journal entry on my first visit to Sicily, March 2007, attempting to capture the arrival experience in this first entry. As we approach our landing at Palermo airport, we look out our window and suddenly a sharp, … Continue reading

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The Lemon Legend

In 1924, my grandmother was extremely reluctant to leave her home and family in Sicily and cross the ocean with her three children. My grandfather, who was living and working in the United States, was insistent and sent her tickets … Continue reading

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