Author Archives: lauren walker

friends and festivites: update!

got a bit lost in the termites tale, and haven’t been doing much of anything else lately… well that’s not entirely true… there has also been more going on for us out here in the past couple of weeks and … Continue reading

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bye bye birdies

after spending an extended period of time working on our first collage, the birds’ take-over of civita, we have decided to step back from it for a while and move on to the next species. the birds’ world was initially … Continue reading

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viterbo hot springs!

our neighbor bernardo had dinner with us recently and told us about a place outside of viterbo that he has an annual membership to, which has a hot sulphur spring located right next to a cold spring. viterbo is the … Continue reading

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living and working in civita

i wanted to share some images of our house in civita, il nuovo, if you were curious about where we are spending a lot of our time… the kitchen has a giant fireplace, that is visually awesome, but the immense … Continue reading

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collaginginging

we have two neighbors that are living next to/below us for two of the weeks while we are out here… karen, the resident gardener from seattle that was selected by NIAUSI to come out here to help manage the garden; … Continue reading

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and so it begins…

(written at approximately 21:00 on april 6) it’s time to update as we have now spent 5 days in civita. the silence in this town, especially at nighttime, is so unbelievably loud. if there is such a thing… i have … Continue reading

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