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July 28, 2009

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Posts by Delaney Gover

Urbino With One Voice

On a warming evening in July only a few seats remain unoccupied in Urbino’s San Francesco church. Audience members sit transfixed, straining their necks up toward a balcony high above the altar as seven young men crowd into a tiny space to perform Bella Gerit, a Renaissance song cycle dedicated to Lorenzo de’ Medici, Duca [...]

July 28th, 2009 | | No Comments »

Where’s My MTV?

I was on the bus coming back from a day trip to Pesaro, Italy, when I looked over and saw a young girl reading a gossip magazine like OK or People. I glanced at the page she was on and saw a picture of Scarlett Johansson and her hubby Ryan Reynolds.

I quickly realized that I [...]

July 28th, 2009 | | 1 Comment »

Fear is Controlling

Fear is controlling and I it controlled me my first days in Italy.  I was afraid to socialize with locals in fear that they wouldn’t want to talk with me, or understand me,  or even care what I had to say.  There is no way I was going to  experience the Italian culture through their eyes by sitting [...]

July 19th, 2009 | | 1 Comment »

The Dreamer

The tattoo on my left foot summarizes my entire being with one word, “Dreamer.”  On top of the word floats a simple butterfly that was added for decoration, but it has become more than that.
I have dreamed a million different things,  but today I experienced something that I never imagined was possible.  I ran side-by-side with a Franciscan monk [...]

July 16th, 2009 | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

First Impression

 
A fellow student and I went to a Franciscan monastery where we met one of the three monks there. Unaware of what to expect because I have never met or seen a monk in my life,  I was blown away by my first impression.
 
I expected a man in a full robe and maybe a cross [...]

July 12th, 2009 | | 3 Comments »
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