October 8, 2007


tomatoes, basil, sweet pepper, feta


me:on saturday i read online that i cannot apply for dual citizenship.
you: but why not??? you are italian rachel!! you can trace your lineage!
me: ha! i know. but SILLY great grandma was born a woman!! oopsies. that's right folks. my ancestor is a woman AND (gasp) immigrated as a minor. apparently girls are citizens of nowhere.
you: fuck that shit.
me: i know, bummer big time. so instead of being super mad and steaming all day i made some awesome pasta.
you: cool, what was in it?
sauteed squash, sweet onions, greek olives, and parmesean.

October 1, 2007


ave, o maria, piena di grazia.

sono piena con i ringraziamenti.

lo sai perché. non devo spiegare.

cara italia, grazie per tutto.