March 2021

Zio Michele Ischia Italy

Are Traditions Still Important?

Often, I sign my letters, emails and book inscriptions with “Tante belle cose.” English speakers might translate this is as “Many blessings” or “Best wishes.” I started doing this after being with my Zio Michele (Uncle Mike) in Italy. Every time we would part, he would kiss me twice and say, “Tante belle cose.” Uncle Mike’s words were filled with so much that couldn’t be expressed: he wanted the best… Read More »Are Traditions Still Important?