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Italian Lesson #7 Il meglio deve ancora venire – The best is yet to come

Posted on June 14th, 2010 by Sandy Florez

I like to think there exists some magnetic force out there. Call it God, Mohammad, Oprah or Keith. Whatever it is, one thing is for sure – it’s listening. Last October I was exhausted. I was knee deep in research papers and I was beginning to think I was losing my soul to retail. But one thing led to another and I entered a contest and then by some sort of divine intervention (see above), I actually won. Almost a year later and on the eve of my big adventure, I’m ready to go. Euros have been exchanged, 6 weeks worth of clothes have been strategically packed into one carry-on luggage (what was I thinking?) and my passport eagerly waits to be stamped (over and over again).

To make things just a bit sweeter than they already are, I get to see some beautiful places before my classes begin later this month. Hint: My next posts might include Greek, Arabic, and French lessons.

More than ever, I am certain: Il meglio deve ancora venire. (That is, once I get my toiletries past TSA).

One Response to “Italian Lesson #7 Il meglio deve ancora venire – The best is yet to come”

  1. Carlos Duque Says:

    Sandy! I can’t wait for your next post, and the one after that. I hope Europe is treating you well :)

    Looking forward to wonderful stories,
    Carlos

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