For Dessert, Millefoglie di Racism

Five coffee cups arranged in semi-circle with varying levels of milk

A thousand bitter layers, worse than an Aperol Spritz.

Let It Out, Dragon Queens

Flames of a fire against a black background

I'm gonna need to dracarys that BS.

Mean Girls of Milan: You Can’t Gym With Us

Three young women exercising on mats

On Wednesdays, we wear spandex.

Vicini di Casa: Do You Know Your Neighbors?

A yellow door with the number 31 next to a green door with the number 33

Instead of cups of sugar, we've exchanged keys and screams.

When Italians DGAF: A Menefreghista Montage

Art print that says "Whatever"

The word "menefreghista" doesn't exist in English, but it's now part of my daily Italian vocabulary.

3 Antidotes to Seasonal Affective Pet Peeve Disorder

Silhouette of woman outdoors in sun with hand and hair in air

Smother minor annoyances with minor delights.

KonMari Your Life by Moving to Italy

Black, grey, white clothes hanging neatly coordinated, KonMari method

Behold the life-changing magic of Iowans on Facebook Marketplace.

Report: Pakistani Migrants Force-fed Cheese by White Lady

Wooden board with cheeses, crackers, nuts, appetizers

I attempt to prove I'm a competent adult, despite what my plumber thinks.

Libya, Italia, Bublé: All I Want For Christmas is Asylum

An empty raft/boat in the middle of water

Baby L swayed back and forth in her mama’s womb as they crossed the sea to Italy.

Come Si Dice “Silver Linings”?

Trees along a snowy lake with fog

In an attempt to be more jolly this holiday season, here are the silver linings to my recent grievances.