My expedient? Sue Marshall Pharma for having sullied the great name of the Marshall Plan that saved many war torn countries after WWII. And maybe Charles Shulz' heirs can get into the act too.
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And speaking of parks, after this year's incredible February snowstorm felled many a fine tree, Rome's Villa Borghese received an implant of sorts with dozens of new tall pines brought in. Now if they would just go all around town and remove all the tree stumps left behind from all the times that trees have died or fallen, we truly would have a beautiful cityscape all around Rome.
And finally, the best news to come out of my neighborhood in a long time: The arrival of Ben&Jerry's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream sold in some of the coffee bars. Sometimes, globalization just plain rocks - as hard as Rocky Road-ish. And, at nearly $7 a pint, I won't even have to worry about it affecting my girth. Special occasions only (but I still get the whole pint).