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Rifugio (Haven)

(2010) I littered the train tracks between Lucca and Rome with an endless stream of tears. I’m sure my fellow passengers thought that I was somewhat crazy, but I was too wrapped up in my sorrow to care.  All I … Continue reading

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Le Nerve (The Nerves)

(2010) As tired as I was, the jet lag state of my body meant that I was up bright and early.  Lying in bed in a futile attempt to go back to sleep, my mind started wandering over our first … Continue reading

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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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Respira (Breathe)

(2010) After releasing Mario from the necessity of proposing before he left, the final few days suddenly became much more intriguing.  What would he decide?  Would he still decide to do it now?  Or would he wait?  It made sense … Continue reading

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Perfetto (Perfect)

(2010) I expected to be nervous.  But even though my heart was beating in anticipation and my hand tightened in Mario’s grip, I felt a prevailing sense of calm as we made our way over to the ring counter.  Rows … Continue reading

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La Borsa (The Purse)

(2010) The remaining 24 hours of our road trip sped by.  Birthday dinner in Little Italy (where Mario felt like he had died and gone to heaven), and trips to Times Square (Mario was completely overcome by the lights, energy … Continue reading

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Un Segreto (A Secret)

(2010) I admit it.  I enjoyed looking at and trying on the Tiffany rings.  I’m a girl.  I couldn’t help it.  Knowing that the whole store was completely out of Mario’s price range, I felt somewhat safe.  There was no … Continue reading

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