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Changes afoot

15 Dec
15 December 2017.
GoodDayRome is now Girovaga.  About time since we left Roma over a year ago. 
Girovaga is an Italian adjective, feminine form, meaning wandering. It can also be a noun meaning itinerant or wanderer. In its verb form, girovagare, the meaning is “to wander about.” That, hopefully, is fitting. 
All of the old posts, beginning in May 2012, are preserved so our five years of Italian living and traveling are documented. In the year since we returned to the U.S., I have blogged occasionally about life here as well as some of our travels, and that is what I will continue to do.
Some posts will be whatever crosses my mind. Others will be about travels near-and-far. 
If you are a subscriber to GoodDayRome, my new posts will still hit your mailbox but with the Girovaga title. I hope you’ll keep on reading along and sending me your comments. 
A dopo!
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8 Responses to “Changes afoot”

  1. Chloe December 17, 2017 at 17:35 #

    Your new name is great.

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  2. Jill Waldron December 17, 2017 at 08:42 #

    A perfectly chosen new name for your blog, Laurel! No great surprise there😀. I anxiously await each post! It’s a pleasure to travel beside you through your writing. Where are “we” going next? Hugs to you both! Merry Christmas and Cheers to 2018🎉

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    • Laurel Barton-Girovaga.com December 17, 2017 at 13:19 #

      Thank you Jill! Next trip is to Durango, CO for my birthday. My brother & SIL live there. We are in planning stages for Italy & Switzerland (and maybe somewhere else) for next fall.

      So nice to hear from you! Come up and see us sometime!

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  3. mvaden1948 December 15, 2017 at 17:03 #

    Buona fortuna. I look forward to your new posts and continuing travels and musings.
    Keep life an adventure!
    Happy holidays to you and yours.
    Michelle

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  4. gayleseely December 15, 2017 at 16:12 #

    I like the idea. Wandering is one of the great pleasures of being alive.
    I will look forward to where you wander TO. Mostly I enjoy learning what you are thinking. I window into a refreshing mind!

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    • Laurel Barton-Girovaga.com December 16, 2017 at 07:09 #

      Thank you dear Gayle! It took me ages to come up with a plan to move forward and not lose all the old material. I did not just want to shelve GDR and start a new blog. More to come!

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