Driving in Trinidad, lovely hibiscus, and other tidbits

I can't go anywhere and not keep an eye out for beautiful flowers. Trinidad is teeming with them but stopping to take a few photos isn't always easy.

“Just like America,” they said

Since landing in Trinidad I hear such phrases often. Journeying out from the airport for the first time my on-again fiancé Andy and his neighbor friend Robert, who came along to do the driving, pointed out such things as Kentucky Fried Chicken, Starbucks, Pizza Hut, and Smoothie King--funny how such staples help define America outside … Continue reading “Just like America,” they said

Not in America anymore, Toto

Finally, I was able to get out of Orlando for a while. Monday prior I left America for Trinidad and Tobago. Locals here simply refer to it as T & T or TT. Let me tell you, this is a horrible and most wretched county to travel to! Just stop if you’re planning to come … Continue reading Not in America anymore, Toto

Moody Monday: Garden roses, mental health and Florida living

Fuscia Pink Garden Rose - JoAnn Ryan - Orlando. FL Is there anything better than a rose? Yes, of course there is... lot's of roses. All these photos were taken right in the backyard where I live. I can't take credit for their cultivation though. That is my landlady's doing. Currently, I live in a … Continue reading Moody Monday: Garden roses, mental health and Florida living

Friendship Friday: Salutations, appreciations and Turtle minis

You people are all so awesome. I ended up having a Moody Wednesday this week instead of a Moody Monday. I was feeling rather crummy but then I read all the nice comments people made about my silly Chickens at the Library post and then went to visit a lot of your blogs and caught … Continue reading Friendship Friday: Salutations, appreciations and Turtle minis