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The eagle eye of my friend Chris in Toronto has captured an error – Pompeii was wiped out in 79 AD. Not BC. What would I do without my fact checkers?

It’s 7 a.m. in Naples and soon I leave for the airport. Jet setting. Arrivederchi. And I know that’s probably not spelled correctly. One of you will set me straight.



2 Responses to “Ciao”

  1. “Arrivederci Roma, Goodbye, Au Revoir,
    Mentre l'inglesina s'allontana…”
    (while the English girl departs…)

  2. beth says:

    At one point, on the train from Sorrento to Naples, we sat next to a German family and conversed with them in English and German. Bruce switched to Italian when we got off, and I was constantly saying Spanish words instead of Italian ones. I felt very multilingual. And poor in all of them except my native tongue.

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