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Ciao Via Ricasoli!

A farewell to the street we've called home for seven weeks

Ciao Via Ricasoli!


Goodbye to the ever-noisy, yet ever-lively street we called home for six weeks.

You are the road where tour groups move from The Academy to the Duomo like herds of lazy elephants moving from one watering hole to another.

You are the road where friendships and acquaintances were made


Where Canadians proclaimed their national pride at 2 in the morning, handcuffed and keyless

You are the street where Caffe Oliandolo sits

The caffe where we drank so many cappuccinos and Café Americanos.

The caffe where we gave Willa her first birthday cake


The street where our apartment sits

The apartment with its cracked walls


The apartment with the fresco on the ceiling

The apartment where we prepared for the day

The apartment where we recovered from the day


The apartment where Willa turned one

Where Willa got her first cold

Where Willa took her first step

The apartment where we played

The apartment where we napped

Arrivederci Via Ricasoli

One day we will come back to visit you, and I’ll point to the caffe, the shops, the apartment, and I will tell Willa this is where…

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