Tag Archives: long distance

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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Piu’ Normale (More Normal)

(2010) I’m not sure how long I stayed wrapped in Mario’s arms, but with every second that passed, I could feel all the anxiety, nervousness, loneliness and frustration of the past few months slowly ebb away.  In return, a feeling … Continue reading

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Il Viaggio (The Journey)

(2010) As the day of my departure drew near, I was attacked by a sudden case of nerves. What would happen when Mario and I saw each other again?  What if it wasn’t the same?  How was I going to … Continue reading

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A Distanza (At a Distance)

(2010) As the days slowly passed, we tried to get a handle on everything.  While we had the venue for the actual ceremony, there was still so much to plan.  The site for the reception, food, flowers…and it all needed … 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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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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