Saturday, March 26, 2011

In Italy: a query

What do you do if your host has to go to a family lunch for his grandmother's renewal of vows, and she's totally fine with you coming, and wants you to come, but his mother is, quote:  "insane", so he can't take you because there will be a huge scene which you have no interest in being a part of anyway, however you dream of that kind of Italian experience, but honestly, mostly for the food?  And just say said host forgot to leave you the keys because he was super nervous and you're stranded in his apartment for the day?..........DRINK ALL THE WINE IN THE HOUSE!!!  MAKE BASTARDIZED VERSIONS OF ITALIAN CLASSICS THAT WOULD MAKE "REAL" ITALIANS CRINGE!!!!  Oh, and just say for instance the water heater's busted and you can't take a shower, and the locals are already giving you sideways glances because of your haircut.....which just isn't "feminine", and they're all showered and styled and bedhead is NOT a thing that you do.  I mean, this isn't France....Again, drink all the wine in the house.  Just saying......

*pics on the way (there are a lot....a.....lot)

Monday, March 14, 2011

Thursday, March 3, 2011

leaving on a jetplane

first Oakland, then Italy
(please kitty, use the litterbox....please?)