HOME SWEET HOME

HOME SWEET HOME

Hello? Is anyone out there? We just returned from a walk, it was eerie, to say the least. All restaurants, shops and cafés are closed, some boarded up. It feels like the after-effects of a  bomb gone off. We are the only few survivors, except for a restaurant down the street, which is offering wine [...]

Harbour Island

Harbour Island

So many places and clearly not enough time for my travel writing, that said, I have a few posts to catch up on. So, while it's still fresh in my mind, I would love to share my recent trip this past February to the Bahamas. Anyone who knows me knows that this is my "happy [...]

Fresh Crab

Fresh Crab

Living on the West Coast definitely has its advantages.  Who would argue, we have milder temperatures, oceans, beaches, mountains, forests, literally the most beautiful outdoors in our backyard. So when my son came home from pulling up crab traps and hands me fresh crab, its hard not get excited.  Fresh crab comes with a celebratory [...]

My Ruby Slippers

My Ruby Slippers

It was a very last minute trip to Honolulu with a good friend, I know, it sounds decadent, or at least you’re thinking that. BUT if you read my last post, I WAS NOT ready to come home from my recent trip to France and Italy. Still needing to blitz away somewhere, anywhere, Hawaii seemed [...]

You Deserve A Lover

You Deserve A Lover

My friend and I were out the other evening, enjoying drinks on a patio when a waiter came up to us, exclaiming his excitement for my friend's T-shirt, which had a large image of Frida Kahlo on it.  He continued his excitement, practically throwing his phone at my friend, "You must read this poem, Frida is [...]