Another travel escape: It’s early in the morning, around 5 a.m. I’m taking this picture of my mother at Chott el Djerid, translated from Arabic into English as “Lagoon of the Land of Palms.” The […]
At the start of this year, I booked a fantastic trip to England, Germany, Austria, and Liechtenstein. My husband Terry and I were going to visit family and friends we hadn’t seen in more than […]
When my dad motioned to Breck, a medium-sized, skinny, border collie that had a beautiful set of pearly-white teeth on full display, I immediately dismissed the canine. Cornered, fearful, and aggressive, it was natural that […]
They sneered when she told them about the violin and how she played in an orchestra. She’s too stupid for anything of beauty, they thought. She hesitated, thoroughly unsure of how to respond. Then she […]
“Doesn’t this country have milk?” I said loudly while scanning every aisle of the grocery store. Then a man going about his business extended his tanned brawny arm in the direction of a large refrigerator […]
Grandfather’s wise words to live by. *The main image is an old newspaper advertisement found tucked in the pages of grandfather’s dairy.