Monthly Archives: May 2012

Like an almond tree

Saturday afternoon I went out for a walk in the countryside. I took my camera and I started to wander around to find something that could really symbolize my educational process. I walked and walked despite the fact that it … Continue reading

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The Evening Primrose

To the human eye, the most common kind of evening primrose looks yellow. The beauty of this plant lies in the simplicity of its color, in its soft petals, in the peculiarity of its x-shaped stigma, and even in its fragrant smell. … Continue reading

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Pasquetta Under a Wisteria-Covered Pergola

This was to be the first Easter that I spent without my family. Every year, since I enrolled at John Cabot University, my mom, my sister, and my grandma would come to Rome and we would take a two week … Continue reading

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What is this land America?

“What is this land America? So many travel there” It was an extremely hot July morning. Actually, not just “an”; it was the extremely hot July morning that would have changed my life forever. I was about to leave my … Continue reading

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The Roman Roller Coaster

By Molly Skubak, University of Dayton, John Cabot Study Abroad Spring 2012 In our pre-departure meetings at my home school, our study abroad coordinator was quick to warn us of the emotional roller coaster we were about to embark on. … Continue reading

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