Reflections on Catania from a Wannabe Sicilian

Reflections on Catania from a Wannabe Sicilian

“U tuoi beddu ùocchiu verdu cùomu u mari.” I looked at my roommate Ivana for an explanation.  She translated from Sicilian into Italian, “Your beautiful green eyes the color of the sea.”  I smiled at the crusty fisherman before me, thinking, “But my eyes aren’t green, and the sea here is definitely blue.”  He rewarded [...]

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