We miss Rome. No bones about it.
What a strange phrase that really is. I mean, I know what it means, but why on earth, right? I just looked it up:
To make no bones about something means to say something in a way that leaves no doubt, or to have no objection to it.
The expression comes from fifteenth century England…if someone wanted to show that they were dissatisfied with something, they would find bones in it – a reference to finding bones in soup, which was not a pleasant discovery!
Therefore, finding bones was bad, and no bones was good. If you found no bones, you were able to enjoy the meal with no objections!
And now we know.
Anywho. We miss Rome. And it’s not just our friends there who we do miss very much. That little slice of Italy got under our skin, and we’ll never be quite the same.
The other day at dinner we brainstormed on what we would do with just one more day in Rome.
You might be surprised. It’s not glamorous. But it is real, and it’s what we really loved. Continue reading