Thomas Jefferson almost said, “Good luck is what you get after you do all the hard work to earn it”.
Italy has a population of 62 million people, of which 96 per-cent are Italian. Dialects include: Sardinian, Friulian, Neapol-itan, Sicilian, Ligurian, Piedmontese, Venetian and Calabrian & Milanese (in Milan). Other languages spoken include Alba-nian, Bavarian, Catalan, Cimbrian, Corsican, Croatian, French, German, Greek, Slovenian and Walser.
The way things are going, we should all be meeting again in June (says our Governor Newsom), providing all is well with Notre Dame Hall. Our best effort would be spent in getting our vaccinations. As the media says, the best COVID vaccine is the one that is closest to your arm.
To pay help pay for extravagant weddings in Italy, the bride carries a satin bag called “la borsa”, in which guests will place small amounts of cash.
Sons and Daughters of Italy in America
Grand Lodge of California
P. O. Box 2467
Fairfield, CA 94533
Phone: (415) 586-1316