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... She thought by then that the funeral would be finished but no, so sat and had a coffee nearby and noticed people going in and out of a side door and did the same. The service was coming to an end, just in time to see the procession lead by approx 50 priests in their vestments followed by the Bishop holding his crook (stick) then the coffin. The deceased must have been one of them. By then it was getting close to siesta time so back to check on the ...
... primo, secondo, terzo, quartto, quinto, sesto, settino, otto, nono, e dicisimo), etc, etc. When we got back from break, I asked if we could please take photos of the group, and Dario said (in Italian, of course) "fine, but not me." I said, no, we wanted him, too.
So he agreed, but only if it were just us.... We all got to laughing so much that he finally agreed to be part of the group shot. Katya wasn't there today, and Kaoru took the ...
Giovedi, 22 Ottobre
I can't believe how this week has flown by! Every day, there are new tenses, new articles, and new subtle prepositional quirks to remember. Every night there is homework and studying. Sheesh -- you'd think I was in school or something!
Tuesday was fun, though: The school had a showing of "Bread and Tulips" -- a lovely Italian movie that I had seen with English subtitles. About 15 of us were there to see an Italian-subtitled version, which ...
One thing I didn't mention is that by now most of the busload of people were enjoying a shared 'cold/flu/sinus infection' that.....initially sniffles and coughs blamed on a 'chill from the airconditioning' I can vouch for as a BLOODY VIRUS OR BACTERIAL INFECTION you idiots. The fact that I was sick as a dog with sinus pain and fever (which later went on a chest cold...2 weeks on) confirms that sickness is ...
... any language but Italian. Also, the clothes drying on lines strung out of the windows was a good indicator the straneri no comma here. It was a small but nice museum, half of the exhibits only labelled in Italian so extra Italian study for me.
In the evening, had some spaghetti alla arrabiata and some unnamed draft beer, ordering and paying for in Italian, so I am pretty much looking like a "national" tourist--people probably think I am from some other part of ...