The Merriest Season and a Week of Joy

*** Well, today is Christmas Eve. It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for here at the Verni household. This year, we are hosting both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and then we are heading to my parents’ house the day after Christmas for a celebration with my brother and his family. Three days of […]

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The Mistake I Made

I made the mistake of showing “Roman Holiday” this week to my feature writing class. Now I’m in trouble. It’s not because it’s not an appropriate film to show students before they read Taras Grecoe’s super creative travel piece by the same name from National Geographic Traveler; it’s not because I think they can’t relate; […]

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