Salerno

So it was finally time to go to Salerno and get my great-great-grandfather’s birth certificate! Unfortunately, my cousin was sick, and then was working. So me, being the genius I am, said I’ll go by myself and get it – M can stay home with the animals, F can live his life, and I can… Continue reading Salerno

Day 2 in Otranto

Dakota Let’s kick this off with a quick story from yesterday.  We were relaxing at the house and Dakota (my sweet, insane puppy) was being a giant pest and generally annoying me.  I kept pushing him away, because I am apparently the meanest Puppy-Mama in the world (you’ll know why in a minute).  About an… Continue reading Day 2 in Otranto

Visiting Otranto

So the other day we went into Otranto.  It’s the town just south of Torre Dell’Orso, about 10 minutes away by car.  We needed to go into town for the post office and to pick up some things, but also we thought it would be nice to see what we could – and boy, was… Continue reading Visiting Otranto

The Italian Food Situation

I’m soooo hungry.  We’ve been in Torre Dell’Orso for about a week and a half, we’ve been out of America for about two weeks, and I’m basically surviving on bananas.  I didn’t eat at all in France because we were dealing with getting off the plane, the animals, the driving issues in Dijon.  I had… Continue reading The Italian Food Situation