Bonnie Smetts

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Traveling Companions

by Bonnie Smetts

A good read.

The specter of a transatlantic flight without a book drove me into the airport bookstoreand into the unfamiliar arms of a lusty romance. With the final boarding call for my flight blaring overhead, I grabbed a book and ran to the gate. For the next twelve hours, the steamy affairs

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by Bonnie Smetts

Shopping in Italy is a culture unto itself.

I tiptoed up the gray-carpeted stairs of the Gucci store in Rome. A single sweater folded with precision lay on a counter and another three lay perfectly forbidden on a shelf below. The only other shoppers were a Japanese teenager with no apparent budget and



by Bonnie Smetts
At what age do you become a senior citizen in Italy?

My first days in Rome I kept up an ambitious program of seeing museums and churches that I’ve always wanted, but never managed, to see. Each rainy day I went some place. It was a great way for me to learn