We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Leaving this morning to Lombardy and Piedmont for a week or so. As it happens, we will be a bit short-handed on the Farm next week (and I just learned that Gwynnie will also be in Lombardy at the same time, for a wedding. It must be travel season.)
However, some of us will remain on the farm to milk the chickens, feed the cows, let in the mouse and to kick the dog - and we have also pre-posted and re-posted some good stuff to keep things interesting here.
So stay tuned!
We will be based in Stresa. Will bring camera and my usual pitiful photo skills. The best part is that, unlike Florence, Rome, or Milan (we are bypassing Milan), there is not much to buy up there. No shopping to speak of. And internets? I won't even bother to try. Or maybe I will try to post some photos if I can.
Photo: The Grand Hotel Majestic, in Stresa on Lago Maggiore.
Good morning BD, my beloved Celtics won last nite. I went to bed at half time, with them down by 18. I missed probably the greatest comeback in NBA finals history. I do sincerely wish you have a great time in Italia. Stay safe, think of me stuck in Cowhampshire. Now that I know Gwynnie is over ther too, you guys are probably trying to find a buyer for all of the Farm's wackey tobackie. : )
P.S eat alot of polenta, and risitto, and NO PBandJ . You big mommie's boy : )