Families to be Thankful for

http://www.italianamericanwriter.com/2012/11/22/my-italo-turkey-day-3/#comment-2665 I love this story written by Dr. Ed Iannuccilli.  It captures what it feels like to be an Italian American on Thanksgiving.  It most likely speaks to all of us who have relatives that came here in search of something better and are so very thankful for what they have received. Today I am …

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Reading the Voices of Rhode Island’s Italian Americans

“Virginia Cotungo DiBiase told what happened to her and her two siblings when there were claimed by their father at Ellis Island. They had not seen their father in thirteen years. They did not recognize their father and he did not recognize them…”   “A woman from Thornton, Tribelli, I think. She was a mid-wife. …

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Day 216 Question 216 – Who are you at your best? Your worst?

Day 216 Question 216. I love sharing posts about how destructive the ego can be.  It's what separates us from each other, separates us from God, separates us from all the love and positive energy that is ours in this world. That's not to say that being unique or an individual or true to yourself …

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Memories Should Not Be Made of This

The beautifully written post Missed Memories moves me to write something deep from within my heart. My mother just turned 88 this past July 4th, and like iscribblings said about her grandmother in the post below, we always celebrate my mother's birthday like it's a holiday- because, well it is. But that was not the case …

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