It’s just another (Sun)day… and Missouri

Not everyday on earth has to be exciting and action-packed. Some days are just filled with the usual stuff. Waking, eating, writing, cooking, watching some TV, and hanging out with the homies (literally, the people at home 😂).

Celebrating Divali in Trinidad

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...

“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 fiancĂ© 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