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Deirdré Straughan's words, photos, and video about Italy, India, and the world.Italy, India, the Internet, and the World

Published: 19 Apr 2007 21:00:00 +0100

Last Build Date: 19 Apr 2007 21:00:00 +0100

Copyright: copyright 2008 Deirdré Straughan


02 Oct 2008 08:55:00 -0700

I'm in the process - probably a long and painful one - of moving my site to WordPress. It's going to take a while to copy all the content from here to the new site, and that one needs work to get it looking more like me (I'm hoping to get help and advice on a customized template and other necessities). In the meantime, new material from now on will be published on the , so please point your browser to If you find me via an RSS feed, please change it to

The Bi-Professional Couple: A Conundrum Close to the Bone

01 Sep 2008 08:45:00 -0700

...But this is the big question, more difficult than any of the above: how can a marriage survive being made up of two people whose careers are equally important to each?(image)

The Twitter Diaries: July, 2008

31 Aug 2008 12:51:00 -0700

Okay, let's just call this a cop-out right up front. I simply haven't had the confluence of time and mental energy to write anything substantive in the last few months....(image)

Photos and Text: Capulin Volcano, New Mexico

19 Aug 2008 10:51:00 -0700

On Sunday, Enrico and I headed back for Colorado, stopping along the way at Capulin Volcano, which proved to be well worth the 60-mile detour.(image)

Photo-and-Text Essay: Visit to Pecos Pueblo and Santa Fe, New Mexico

18 Aug 2008 17:22:00 -0700

Enrico and I visited Steve and Sharon in Las Vegas, New Mexico (my third visit to them in 12 months!), arriving late Friday night. Saturday we all (including Robin) visited Pecos Pueblo and Santa Fe.(image)

Hello, Dolly!

13 Aug 2008 19:02:00 -0700

Now that I'm living in the US, I have a chance to do things I haven't done much during my years in Italy, such as go to concerts...(image)

Photo Gallery: OpenCamp, Rome, March 2008

11 Aug 2008 08:08:00 -0700

I attended OpenCamp in Rome, which was held in a mostly recovered public space, the former slaughterhouses of Rome.(image)