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Man’s best friend moonlights as his business partner

By Perrin I embarked on this trip with a few goals. One was to explore “career options and business opportunities.” As far as the latter goes, I found a cheap labor force largely untapped by the Western world: house pets. … Continue reading

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Yo Italy, Where My Dogs At?

By Perrin In Italy, everyone has at least one dog. Moreover, the streets are crawling with strays. (The Catholic aversion to birth control seems to apply to animals as well as people.) The dense puppy population certainly increased my love … Continue reading

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Roccafranca and My Italian Mamma Mia by Perrin

“Alex e piu stupido della mia…cow.” I’m sitting in my host mother’s kitchen. As far as I can tell, in Italy, “kitchen” is short for “sanctuary only slightly less holy than the Catholic church.” My mama, Fausta, is making fun … Continue reading

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