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Some recent place-making posts

Reviewing Augustus’ Tomb

March 11, 2021

Yesterday I checked out the restoration in progress at the Mausoleo di Augusto, Augustus’ tomb. I was lucky to get in. On December 21st, when they launched the invitation to…

Roman Winter, Roman Pandemic

February 22, 2021

A year ago this week I attended the last social event pre-pandemic, a vernissage of an exhibit of ceramics at my studio/gallery space. And then for a few days I…

Year, Next. Action.

January 1, 2021

Buon anno, happy new year, auguri, yada yada yada* and good riddance to 2020. Like most Italians we stayed home in the family, respecting the Covid-19 lockdown and the ban…

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