A Cup a Day Keeps the Dr. Away

You know that old phrase an apple a day keeps the dr. away?  Well, it seems that coffee is the new apple. It’s no secret that coffee addiction is extremely common in the United States. Most of my generation grew up with the idea that drinking too much coffee is bad.  I remember tasting the [...]

The Italian Experience

Let me tell you a story...  As most of you know, I am teaching high school English in Seriate, Bergamo.  This means my upper-level students are only 2-3 years younger than me.  In my fifth level classes I have been teaching lessons on American politics, which happily coincides with the elections in the US. I [...]