^ above: This restaurant in Lecco was named Malpensata: “badly thought of” or “badly thought out.” Apparently either or both was the case – it’s for sale.
^ “BHW mortage, the German mortgage that protects your house. BHW: The German bank specialized in home mortgages at fixed interest rates.”
Pastore tedesco = German shepherd
Interesting that Germanness is assumed to equate with reliability.
The newsstand has definitively closed.
We thank everyone.
It’s been beautiful.