Joseph L. Cacibauda is a retired elementary teacher living in Reno, Nevada with his wife Sue. He is the author of After Laughing Comes Crying: Sicilian Immigrants on Louisiana Plantations, Legas Press, New York, 2009; Not For Self: A Sicilian Life and Death in Marion, Legas Press, New York, 2017; and other books available at Amazon.com. He is a life member of the Arba Sicula Sicilian Society and has occasionally published in their journal and newsletter as well as written for Italian America Magazine of Sons and Daughters of Italy. His latest book is Garlic cloves and red underwear. Origins of familiar Italian customs and admonitions.