My neighbors helped me out with a problem this past month. Our surviving avocado tree. Top half broke off in early summer. Its sister tree was uprooted by a hurricane several summers ago. The tree I started from a pit 7 years ago produced way too many avocados for us to keep up with. We…
Two months ago today, my husband, Ray, and I flew home to Florida from Amsterdam, where I'd become critical ill during a vacation.
On July 29, I walked out of Amsterdam ‘s OLVG hospital, my home of twelve weeks, and into Florida’s Shands Hospital. It was almost as easy as it sounds.
If you're going to break The Christmas Rules, don't settle for a misdemeanor: go for a full-out felony.
Sometimes our group of six friends - five of whom were born overseas - hits on a topic to talk about over tea. This one was my suggestion: incidents that took us by surprise as we moved into other cultures. What I will mention are three episodes from Caracas, our very first post: