Tag Archives: Genealogy

♦ October = Italian-American Heritage Month ♦

♦ Their Story is My Story ♦ “We all grow up with the weight of history on us.  Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell … Continue reading

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♥ The Road Home – Back to Reality?

♥ Reflections on My Italian Journey ♥ September 4 – October 27, 2016  “Where you are is who you are. The further inside you the place moves, the more your identity is intertwined with it. Never casual, the choice of … Continue reading

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♥ The Road to My Ancestral Home: My Roots in Tuscany ♥

♥ I knew I had some roots in Tuscany in the hills of Garfagnana near Lucca but I didn’t learn the whole story until recently… ♥ We may not have much choice on how and where our story begins but … Continue reading

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♥ Road Trip with #2SicilianGals ♥

♥ A brief account of how the upcoming road trip in Sicily with my friend, Margie, came about…

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Challenged to a “Dual”… Dual Citizenship That Is!

(A sequel to: Digging Deep to the Heart of the Family Tree – Some Roots Run Deep!) The “Challenge”… In the post from two years ago, I wrote about what it is like to be Italian-American who grew up in … Continue reading

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SideTripZ: Digging Deep to the Heart of the Family Tree

SideTripZ – October is National Italian American Heritage Month…and as an Italian American, it’s only natural that this little SideTripZ finds me digging up some roots…family roots. *   *   * Some Roots Run Deep! “We all grow up with the … Continue reading

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