almost better is what is in the background:
a DeLonghi coffee/espresso/cappuccino maker made in Italy, which was on our doorstop upon returning from Naples.
Sorry, Starbucks, at almost 5 bucks a pop for one grande cappuccino, I’ll be making my own from now on. As to the books, most of them are already in my sidebar. Except for one unexpected surprise from my friend Lesley, to be revealed at a later date. Around the time the Japanese Literature Challenge 5 starts.
More mailbox finds can be found at Passages To The Past.