To ROSARIO DRAGOTTA ALESSI obedient, wise, of affectionate heart, sincere who worked as teacher with willness, braveness and honor.
Ah! Victim of a cruel illness, before it was time to he was caught from his family, his native land. Devout man, surrended like a heroe at the young age of 33 he passed to the ethernal peace on december 21th 1881. His hurting parents, brothers and sister left here this memory of him.
(Translation by [url=http://www.travelblog.org/Bloggers/giulio/]giulio[/url])
Palazzo Adriano October 15th 2006 I made a quick trip to Palazzo Adriano with a friend of mine from Catania. I really wanted to slow down and 'absorb', but it's so hard to when someone else is waiting, and wanting to hurry !!! I must go back. This is the village my grandfather's parents came from.
I recall finding the town hall, where they have the vital statistics. I wanted so much to index my grandfather's name (Alessi ) and ... read more
Europe » Italy » Sicily Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
It's a fearful thing, but I have to admit I have become a comfort creature, I like my surroundings, coffee done a certain way, pecking away at the puter, taking dogs on an outing and all. Oh I miss them when I'm gone. And it's true, that 2 days into the trip, it is possible that I would wish I could snap my fingers and be back home. Often I have flown across the Atlantic and thought to myself, 'what am I doing up here?'
But it's a fever... here I go again.....
Living proof, the grass is greener on the other s... full info