BUON NATALE! A Northern Italian Christmas

By Huckleberry Press / December 18, 2020 /

My sister Anita, 93, was born in 1927 and came to Canada in 1938 ….she’s old enough to be my mother, I know, but I set her straight on that a couple decades ago!!

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The Metal Wedding Band

By Huckleberry Press / November 27, 2020 /

Two of my uncles died during WWI in Northeast Italy—one, my mom’s brother Vincenzo, a Red Cross soldier; and the other, my dad’s brother Attilio, a soldier who succumbed to The Great Influenza of 1918.

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