“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

Wacky Wednesday: Chickens at the library and the Econlockhatchee River

Several years ago now I attended some kind of writing thing at a library in the little town of Oviedo, Florida. Afterwards, as I exited the library and was walking to my car, I noticed some chickens wandering around the library grounds. The grounds are lovely by the way, leafy, grassy and laden with towering … Continue reading Wacky Wednesday: Chickens at the library and the Econlockhatchee River

Welcome to the new roaring 20s: Today is the day!

Such a wonderful day of change! The new roaring 20s has officially begun! The Roaring Twenties Dancing with the Stars Warren Harding, Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, Calvin Coolidge Doug Emhoff, Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, Joe Biden The Prohibition Sisters are brewing it for themselves The Roaring Twenties Dancing with the Stars Happy New Year: Welcome … Continue reading Welcome to the new roaring 20s: Today is the day!

Winter is so beautiful… at least in pictures

I love winter... in photos, online and on TV. I also love living in Florida and not having to deal with winter IRL (in real life). Many northerners are probably sick to death of it this year already. I know -- I lived in the north for more than 30 years. I still enjoy the … Continue reading Winter is so beautiful… at least in pictures

Happy turkey and orange stuff month

Thanksgiving time is typified by a few staple things: turkeys and cranberriespumpkin spice everything (not complaining there)warm socks (even here in Florida)runny noses as the season changes (yes, here in Florida, too!)green bean casserolescornucopiassweet potato piesmemories of the past, feelings of gratitude for the present and prayers for the future Pinterest ebay.com Pinterest It's also … Continue reading Happy turkey and orange stuff month

Halloween costume dresses inspired by infamous movie characters

Halloween is nearing and that means you may need some Halloween costume ideas. Check out these dresses and gowns inspired by, well, sometimes beloved movie characters! Now you can have one of your very own to wear to your coronavirus-friendly festivities.... or merely for your immediate family and beloved pets! Arf! Meow! Then again, you … Continue reading Halloween costume dresses inspired by infamous movie characters