Thursday, March 22, 2007

First day in Rome

Well we had a busy first day in Rome. Our air shipment arrived at about 9 o clock this morning. We've spent all day unpacking it and getting it put where it goes. Our only excursion was a trip out this afternoon to the grocery store and to get some stamps. I've added some commentary to the pictures below.

The peppers in Italy are big......



Anthony walking up to the gate to our house.



We discovered that there is a flock of sheep in the field across from our house. Every morning a dog brings them out, where they graze for a few hours. Then he brings them back to wherever they go. (We can't see them when they disappear over the hill.)


This is a picture of the movers bringing over our air shipment.



When we went to the grocery store we saw an interesting sight. The butcher in the back was cutting up a whole calf for veal. It was pretty amazing. He was fast.....he pretty much cut the entire thing up while we watched. The store is about a mile from our house and is quite nice. The butcher (Danilo) is also nice and volunteered to grind us up meat for sausage or whatever we need.

9 comments:

DelGrosso said...

Happy to hear you had a safe and not too difficult flight over. Things look great at your new home. Sheep, what a great view!
You have all been missed very much already.
Great party! Thanks for the updates. Look forward to more.

DelGrosso said...

Hope your day is going well. Are you enjoying the sheep? I sent photos to Kathy's email address. Enjoy!

DAM said...

Is that a Winn-Dixie produce section?

Erika said...

That's a lot of plaid, Anthony. You might want to go easy on it while in Rome...

And what's the deal with the robotic sheep dog. How does it know to go out and come back, etc.? Sounds fishy to me. You'd better come back home...

Bronwyn said...

Really loving the sheep. I'm so glad you all had a safe trip and arrived and are settling in :)

Laura said...

now that's a pepper....crazy stuff over there...dogs who need no direction, oversized peppers...hmmm...must be something in the water...? ;)

Mary Ann said...

Do you know how much peanut butter you could stuff in that pepper?.. Or cheese spread with a giant slice of bacon.. on the grill? what could be better?

can't really remember said...

hope you're not planning to eat that pepper by yourself Anthony.say peekaboo to philomena for me.

Jordanus said...

sweet gate dawg