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I thought it would be cool to have a thread -- akin to the Breakfast and Supper threads -- where we talk about the trips we've booked that we're looking forward to taking.   Cameron and I are going

Excellent!   False modesty will get you nowhere on this board. A Latin scholar spending a year doing research in Rome, eh? I look forward to your posts. By the way, when the woman said the pigs w

I hope you'll be sending us occasional reports about life in Rome.

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This is the summer of the college quest for the soon to be HS Senior....two and three day trips to Ithaca NY(Cornell), Middlebury and Burlington VT ( Middlebury, Uof V), DC ( American, Georgetown, which is a longshot along w/ Cornell) New Orleans, (Tulane) and Boulder CO ( U of C@Boulder). We'll plan some more southern schools in the Fall. However, we just came back from VT, and he's so crazy about Burlington and U of VT, he's now lukewarm to go anywhere else.

 

Friends are going to San Fran and Wine country in Sept, but I am working the campaigns again and the timing seems near impossible, but we're still considering.

 

The whole family will be in Vermont for a few weeks in Jan, Rutland/Okemo.

 

 

It's really fun to read where you are planning to go...really interesting destinations, for interesting reasons. I can't wait to change the paridigm for planning vacations, focussing on personal vacations instead of family vacations.

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I hope you'll be sending us occasional reports about life in Rome.

Oh, of course... all sorts of hijinks and whatnot...

I know I'm setting the bar very high, but I have faith in you. Take a look at Maurice Naughton's Notes of A Parisite thread.

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Two weeks from today, I'm moving to Rome for a year. I'll travel around Italy when I get the chance; other than that, next up is a few days in Tunisia in mid-October.

I would love to hear more about that.

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Before the end of the year, I am taking a road trip south (Paso Robles, Ojai/Santa Barbara area, Pasadena, then maybe Long Beach and San Diego) for a bunch of reasons (visiting farms being primary, but also to visit Chef Zadi's family and the culinary academy where he teaches). I will also be going to Georgia, as both of my youngest sisters are having sons. I also hope to return to New York City and visit friends, and go back to Dévi and Blue Hill Stone Barns before the year is out. I also hope to visit Napa again, but I'm not going this month. Too damn hot!

Tana's coming to the school to do a seminar on small

farms.

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I hope you'll be sending us occasional reports about life in Rome.

Oh, of course... all sorts of hijinks and whatnot...

I know I'm setting the bar very high, but I have faith in you. Take a look at Maurice Naughton's Notes of A Parisite thread.

And be sure to look at my Swiss thread. A very high bar indeed. :(

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Just got back from honeymoon on Martha's Vineyard. We stayed in a house in West Tisbury, a half mile lazy walk to Lambert's Cove Beach, where daises grew on the side of the road, Donald Sutherland happily rides his bike by.

 

It was a most excellent vacation. Edgartown is one of the greatest places I have been to, but that's probably b/c I am obsessed with pink, green, sailboats, hydrangeas, and fresh seafood.

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Just got back from honeymoon on Martha's Vineyard. We stayed in a house in West Tisbury, a half mile lazy walk to Lambert's Cove Beach, where daises grew on the side of the road, Donald Sutherland happily rides his bike by.

 

It was a most excellent vacation. Edgartown is one of the greatest places I have been to, but that's probably b/c I am obsessed with pink, green, sailboats, hydrangeas, and fresh seafood.

Was the pink and green in the flowers or in the outfits of the summer residents; you know, like Muffy and Charles V. Farquar IV?

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I hope you'll be sending us occasional reports about life in Rome.

Oh, of course... all sorts of hijinks and whatnot...

I know I'm setting the bar very high, but I have faith in you. Take a look at Maurice Naughton's Notes of A Parisite thread.

That is a high standard! Please don't expect me to be, like, all, cultured and stuff: hell, I can barely read. But-- to self-promote for a moment-- I do have a blog about my time in Rome, which for obvious reasons is very light on content at the moment. But I expect to fill it up with all kinds of good stuff once I get there, and I'm happy to contribute here as well.

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