Category Archives: Friends

Card Club

Old friends never fade away. Nor should they. Eons ago, after graduating from high school, my girlfriends and I would get together. Once a month we met at each other’s homes. Actually our parents’ homes, until we acquired our own … Continue reading

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Marinara Sauce, My Way

Hubby D and I were driving home from our place at Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks when my cell phone rang. It was my good friend E, who along with her husband J, have a successful year-round catering business, mostly … Continue reading

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Project Casalago

You may recall my recent blog “Hanging Out with the Guys.” The one about Hubby D and me driving to Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks and passing two of his fishing buddy friends who were parked alongside Interstate 70. We … Continue reading

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Hanging Out with the Guys

Time sure flies when you’re having fun. Or, time can be your enemy when self-imposed deadlines don’t materialize, especially those involving major construction projects. Hard to believe but it’s been nine months since our family decided to enlarge Casalago, our … Continue reading

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Ravioli My Way

If all the people I’ve entertained over the years got together and discussed what they ate at the Giacoletto table, ninety per cent would probably say ravioli. “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it,” I tell myself, which doesn’t say … Continue reading

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Sounds of an Italian Night

Of all the places I’ve visited in Asia and Europe, Italy still remains my favorite, which explains why I keep going back every few years. For any first-time traveler to Italy, my suggestion would be to concentrate on the highlights—Rome, … Continue reading

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Appetizers on the Italian Riviera

Seems like only yesterday but it’s been more than two months since Hubby D and I returned from our latest visit to Northern Italy. Although we spent most of our time in the Piemonte Region, we also took a road … Continue reading

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