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How A Mango Makes A Man, Again

Friends! This is a poem of mine I performed at Write About Now, a poetry organization in Houston Texas who hosts weekly open mics and poetry slams at AvantGarden.

Orangutangled by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen; illustrated by Aaron Zenz (2014)

Have you ever had a hug that ends in a tangle? Earrings hooked into jumpers, bracelets attached to knitwear, that sort of thing? Apparently when you’re an orangutan, your body parts can misbehave and create all sorts of twisty chaos. 112 more words

Read Aloud Preschool

Mango Avocado Salad

An easy, quick, and yummy side dish. If you don’t like mangoes, you can substitute papaya or tomatoes for the mangoes.

1 -2 mangoes, depending on size and type… 85 more words


Lazy days, lightening, Florida flea markets and Disney disappointment!

Ok, this holiday is very different from other Orlando vacations when we are on the move and busy every single day and come home absolutely knackered.   970 more words

Recipe: Mousse de Mango

I love mangoes in any way, shape, or form–and so do my children, who used to line up for a chance to get the pit after I was done slicing the rest of the fruit. 319 more words



Bok Tower Garden, Lake Wales, Florida

Beauty is found in so many people around us as well as in our surroundings, from a sunrise to a sunset… I delight in the sight of elegant flowers all dressed up in their finest colorful gowns as if they have been invited to a royal ball, and the majestic trees that align the roads or gather in a forest as ready to escort them to the ball. 946 more words