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Dec 3, 2022Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

1. Streaming a Litany of Jazz Trio’s after I wake up in the morning. 2. The sound of my espresso machine on the very first pull in the morning. 3. Owls hooting in the Cedars in my backyard at night. 4. Traveling on the Frecciarossa from Rome to Venice. 5. Exiting the Venice train station down the stairs to the Grand Canal. 6. Anything Mozart. 7. Dressing a Christmas tree with ornaments. 8. Buying Shannon gifts anytime. 9. Walking the streets of Rome and Venice early in the morning. 10. The sound of Cuckoo birds in the Veneto.

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Dec 3, 2022Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

Love the addition of audio from Saint’ Eustachio. Thanks! Great article.

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Dec 2, 2022Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

Gillian - I love this post. The sound that immediately came to mind is that of a child’s laugh. Always fresh, joyful and unabashed.

Now you have me thinking about was else brings delight!

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Dec 2, 2022Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

Gillian, this is such beautiful post. I love how you exploited the many options Substack gives us, to provide a multisensorial Italian experience. This is what Italy truly is. So moving! I'm definitely going to share this post with my readers.

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Dec 1, 2022Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

So good Gillian - love this list! and the ciao, ciao, ciao as we say goodbye is brilliant!

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Dec 1, 2022Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

This is brilliant!

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Dec 1, 2022Liked by Gillian Longworth McGuire

Delightful! Loved it.

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Isn't it "sciabordìo" rather than "sciabordasse"? Or is the latter one of the innumerable dialects of the Boot?

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Where in East Tennessee did you grow up?

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I just absolutely love this Gillian.

It felt like just the thing I needed to read this morning...and now I’ve got lovely thoughts to think as I ponder a list of my own. I’ll come back to report ❤️

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LOVE THIS!

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I LOVE this Gillian. So beautiful and heartfelt. My favorite read in a long time as I can relate to it all… I hope you and your dear family have a wonderful holiday season❤️

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