It occurred to me that the fabulous folks, and so you must be for you are reading my blog, which puts me on iCloud Nine, might be wondering who I am, or perhaps you are not. Therefore, here are some who, what, when, where, and whys of the magnificence that is tangledpasta [Please excuse me: tangledpasta’s mischievous alter ego untangledpasta periodically rears its narcissistic pasta fork].
My name is Mary Anna. It should have been spelled “Marianna”. Due to a faux pas on my heavily accented English Papa’s part in registering me for a birth certificate, and a linguistic-challenged nurse intent on coping with only one syllable at a time, ergo, the result was Mary Anna; in fact, Mary Anna remains. Mama christened me with a nickname, not one of those snarky ones, rather one related to my affinity for large plush bears. No, not “Bear”. Oh, all right: It is Teddy. Most family members know me as Teddy. My Teddy moniker appears on letters, cards, and in my writing. My surname, however, is pure Italian.
I have been toiling away in academia for many years, and still am quite fond of its quirky world. My large extended Italian family –50 first cousins, aunts and uncles – is lively, zany, and at times, downright bawdy. Now, gentle readers, Google or Yahoo away, but please come back to tangled pasta.net!
Time for a pizzelle and café break—
Ciao for now.