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MY NONNA’S ADVICE — Worthwhile wisdom

MY NONNA’S ADVICE — Worthwhile wisdom

I didn’t meet my Nonna many times in my life. As the child of Italian immigrants, trips back to the homeland were rare and many years passed in between. The telephone calls were expensive and we were not pen pals either. My Nonna Anna, my mother’s mother, was a slight...

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And Now for the Bad News

And Now for the Bad News

You have not been on vacation. Vacation looks like this. You work really hard, you tie up every loose end, you gas up the convertible, flip the top down and drive like Marcello and Sophia through some curvy roads to a secluded and beautiful place where you have a...

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Mometo Mori

Mometo Mori

As we come out of our homes after months and un-precedented global halting of people’s lives, their movement, a limiting of physical freedom and a barrage of media terrorism (a term I borrow from my friend Don Alessandro who has now left us), I find myself turning to...

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A Letter Home

A Letter Home

Eerie. Surreal. Silent. Mind-blown. That is the feeling I am having in Florence right now. As we live amid the thoughts of what kind of reset is happening and what kind of world and order will emerge after this moment in history. I live in a historic place and I am...

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Moments of Clarity

Moments of Clarity

When the night comes or the morning breaks, it is another day, another gift, another chance to say I love you, a new opportunity to be free. Do something beautiful with the many breaths you take today and see if you can move another heart with the many heartbeats your...

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Santa Pasqua Firenze 2020

Santa Pasqua Firenze 2020

Luciano ArtusiLuciano Artusi è nato a Firenze. Ora in pensione, dopo una carriera variegata come pubblicista e giornalista, è un cavaliere della Repubblica fiorentina ed ex Cancelliere del Giudice Conciliatore. Docente e studioso, ha reso popolare la cultura...

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EASTER  SUNDAY Florence 2020

EASTER SUNDAY Florence 2020

Consumate Florentine Gentleman — Luciano Artusi Luciano Artusi Luciano Artusi was born in Florence. Now retired, from a diverse career as publicist and journalist, he is a Knight of the Florentine Republic and the former chancellor of the Conciliator Judiciary. A...

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Lent – 40 days of deeper meaning

Lent – 40 days of deeper meaning

What an incredible time. We have all been put to some personal test in one way or another, have we not? Is there not some “thing” that has managed to creep in and not let you be the very best version of yourself? I know that for myself there have been many...

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Take a gratitude boost

Take a gratitude boost

Once in a while we all need a boost. For some it’s exercise, an espresso and others turn to tequila. In recent years for me the shot that wakes me into good feelings and deeper understanding is a shot of gratitude. Gratitude is a powerful energy resource. It expresses...

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Working from Home?

Working from Home?

I have been a working from my home for over 20 years and there are many things I have learned about maintaining productivity while working from a home space. These are the things I have implemented to have a productive home working environment and to maintain a...

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