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Fall in New England means football season, ripe apples, and a grand selection of seasonal beers to pick up as the leaves change colors. Give the Sam Adams Octoberfest a break and take a walk through the maze of stacked 12-packs in the local liquor stores to hand pick your fall harvest of brews.READ MORE
“Are you Italian?” my friends would ask.
“Not that I know of, but my dad was adopted so I might be.”
“You could be, you’re kind of tan so you look Italian.”
My spirit would fly a bit higher every time I heard someone say it. Maybe this is why when I decided to enroll in my very first college language course, Intensive Elementary Italian, I thought my genes would learn the language for me. Even though I had never thoroughly studied a language before I thought I would be able to easily pick up my native tongue.READ MORE