The American: For Italy & the World
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By Kristine Crane
Kristine lives and writes in North Central Florida. She was a Fulbright scholar and once worked as a journalist in Rome.
When you learn a foreign language deeply, it slowly but surely becomes part of who you are.
You can take the girl out of Iowa, but good luck taking the Iowa out of the girl, especially when it comes to pig love.
A grandmother's dress, extracted from its sleepy attic domain, opens into a world of Italian family memories.
Once a promising pianist, the author "graduated" to verse, with key life lessons learned along the way.
For the author, time spent in Lazio's Sabine Hills pops open a treasure chest of Italian memories.