Enjoying the Chicago River

While in Chicago to speak for the American Library Association, Richard and I decided to do something outdoors,

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SPEAKING FOR THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CONFERENCE

I’m blessed with the opportunity to present my story to many special audiences: The Explorers Club of Manhattan, Ameriprise Financial event dinners, libraries, clubs, organizations, and even audiences in Italy. But the most recent one held special meaning to this … Continue reading

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Ceremony Number II

By the end of a multicourse meal, featuring piemontesi specialties, I had enough memories to last a lifetime. The morning started out with a long ride from Torino to Frossasco. I had to arrive at the Museum of Immigration before … Continue reading

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Submission for the Oprah Show: Have You Ever Had a Near-Death Experience?

1706 people almost died suddenly as our Italian luxury liner, Andrea Doria, was penetrated by the Swedish liner, Stockholm. My grandparents and I were immigrating to America (from Italy) as we experienced the most catastrophic collision in history during peacetime … Continue reading

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