Friday, July 16, 2010

Welcome to the Cocco Bar!

Hello? (tapping the microphone....) Is anyone still out there? (now blowing into the microphone...)
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It's been 18 months since I've posted, so if anyone out there still checks in periodically to see if I'm alive, thank you. :-)
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For this first post, I've decided to show you what my 8-year-old daughter picked out at the toy store. Yes, it's the ever-popular....Cocco Bar! Step right up and order a drink with a paper umbrella, 'cause it's Happy Hour for 8-year-olds aaaaaaaaat the Cocco Bar !!!
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As I've posted before, bars in Italy are not the same as bars in the U.S. The most-consumed drink in Italian bars is coffee, and there's often a gelateria inside. Very innocent.
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But still, when my husband and daughter came home with this, the first words out of my mouth were: "I've got to post this on my blog."
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And so I have.
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We're off to the mountains for a week without Internet access, so I'll be back next week with another post.
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Ciao for now,
Natalie

4 comments:

C.K. said...

Glad to see you back. The Cocoa Bar is adorable! Have fun in the mountains!

Some Birds said...

Ciao Natalie! Your update came up on my feedreader...welcome back! Are you in Italy or the US at the moment?

Anonymous said...

Glad your back!!!!

Lillian

Natalie said...

Thanks, C.K.--the mountains were breathtaking, as always! No cocco bars there, though. ;-)

Hi Some Birds, We're here in Trieste for the summer until mid-August. Are you back in the U.S.? If you're around, let me know and we can go for a coffee.

Thanks, Lillian! It's nice to be back. :-)