Monthly Archives: October 2012

Curiosa (Curious)

(2010) I couldn’t help but be curious as to what Mario was going to say when I told him I had actually bought a dress.  He knew I had gone shopping, but neither of us had expected that I would … Continue reading

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Si Dice Si (Say Yes)

(2010) Our days quickly fell into a pattern.  While letters were still exchanged, Mario and I tried to take advantage of every opportunity to actually talk to each other.  He would call and text me throughout the day as his … Continue reading

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La Chiamata (the Call)

(2010) “Buon giorno amore mio!” (“Good morning my love!”) Mario’s face broke into a huge smile as the connection between our computers solidified and the video picture between clear.  Throwing me a kiss, he started chattering away about everything that … Continue reading

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La Visita (The Visit)

(2010) I took a deep breath before I opened the door, praying that everything would go smoothly.  With the extremely small amount of time between when Allen called and when he appeared on my doorstep I felt ill prepared for … Continue reading

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Non Aspettavo (Unexpected)

(2010) Is it possible to tell a story so many times that it no longer feels like reality?  It was sure starting to feel that way.  From going to work the next morning, to activities with my friends, to receiving … Continue reading

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La Notizia (The News)

(2010) I hadn’t heard from Allen since that fateful day in New York City.  While I was grateful that he was finally keeping his distance, I knew that he hadn’t given up.  And I knew what this news was going … Continue reading

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Condividendo (Sharing)

(2010) For those first few moments, all I could do is stand there, staring at the escalator that had removed him from my sight.  Finally, slowly, I turned around and walked towards the exit. I could sense the sadness starting … Continue reading

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