I arrived back in Trinidad in time to experience what Divali during the time of COVID is like here. In Trinidad Diwali often gets spelled with a 'v' instead of a 'w'. Considering that it's derived from the Sanskrit word dipavali, one could argue that the 'v' spelling is more correct...
A lot of people have been asking about my new grandbaby since I posted about his impending arrival several times. So, here is a short video and some other photos.
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
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
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!
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
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 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
Check out these iconic 80s female hairdos.
Idaho photography for the Friendly Friday photo challenge.