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A THOUSAND STORIES IN A DAY: POMPEII

Note: This post originally aired as a review on Momfluential.net.   Up until recently I’ve been a DIY traveler. I enjoy the research that comes before reaching a destination, and the challenge of taking public transportation and the satisfaction of “discovering” things as I go. I may be able to (happily) walk for hours in […]

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MEMENTO MORI

Of all the items I saw on display at the archaeological museum in Naples, this small skull carving recovered from the ruins of Pompeii, is my favorite. Our tour guide Hilaria told us it was a decorative item, typically placed on a table during a feast. Particularly as you celebrate. Memento Mori. Remember Death Whose […]

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