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Order of Sons of Italy


A nice magazine that we have been subscribed to is called: Italian America magazine It is the most widely read quarterly for people of Italian heritage in the United States. We have been reading it for many years now. The … Continue reading

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Nevins Book Fair


On October 4th the Friends of the Nevins Library sponsored this event for us local authors to promote our books.  Each author was given three or four minutes of talk time in front of the group. Here I am talking … Continue reading

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Bocce Fund-Raiser


Logan’s Bocce Bash Here’s a fund-raiser that we put together on short notice that turned out extremely well.  Three-year-old Logan qualified for an expensive stem cell procedure in Dusseldorf, Germany which has had great results treating cerebral palsy.  So, family … Continue reading

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Bocce venues


These bocce courts were sent to me from some Bocce enthusiasts from around the United States.  It features past Joy of Bocce Weekly photos highlighting popular bocce venues.  Special thanks to all those that sent us your photos.  Click the … Continue reading

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kids and bocce


Thanks to all who answered last week’s request for suggestions for playing bocce with young children. Most cautioned us to watch out for errant tosses and for bocce balls dropped on tiny toes. Many recommended using smaller, lighter balls that … Continue reading

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Promoting Bocce


This photos are courtesy of Tom McNutt of Bellingham, Washington who built a bocce court in his parking strip. Here, in his own words, is a description excerpted from his excellent e-mail… “I bought a badly overgrown property in the … Continue reading

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