rome in a day

I’m back in Croatia tonight, sitting on the balcony of a b&b in Cavtat, watching the sun sink towards the Adriatic Sea. And I finally have the time and energy and mental space (and wifi) to write about our Italian adventure. I’ll separate the posts by city rather than by day. I suspect that it …

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dubrovnik to bari to rome

The last two days we spent in our lovely apartment were gray and gloomy, which made it a bit easier to pack everything back up into our suitcases and leave it behind. So on Friday we made our final goodbyes to our temporary home, and lugged our very heavy bags up the 100 steps from …

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adio, acmt!

It’s hard to believe that the quarter has ended. I submitted my grades online this week, as per RIT’s usual process. Usually, that’s the moment where I can celebrate the discharge of my responsibilities for the quarter. (Well, except for handling the complaints after the fact.) But here in Dubrovnik, where our campus gives both …

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on (not) being a tourist

It’s an odd thing, living in a tourist destination. I’ve done it only once before, during the five years I lived on Capitol Hill on Washington, DC. But because so many of the tourists in DC are American, it’s not quite as jarring as it is in a place like Dubrovnik (or at least I …

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