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Feelin' the Bern

Before I leave the series on Cuba that started here, I have to tell you about the Bernie Sanders rally I attended last week. I was vaguely aware that it was happening, when my cousin called and said her two youngest kids (ages 14 and 18) were begging to go. 669 more words


Via con Dios, Cuba

This is the eighth post in a series about Cuba that starts here.

We flew back to Havana without incident and checked back in to our dark, quiet-as-a-graveyard hotel. 678 more words


¡Me Encanta Bailar!

This is the third in a series of posts about Cuba which starts here.

We checked into our hotel, the Habana Libre, a mid-century modern. 681 more words


Cee's Black and White Challenge: Buildings

This is my entry into Cee’s Black and White Challenge. This week’s theme is buildings.  As I’m sure you can tell, I spent a little longer playing around with the editing of these this week. 365 more words



This post is the sixth in a series that starts here.

It was 1980, I was 20 years old and had just given birth to my second son, who was in foster care until his adoption was finalized.  660 more words

Parent-child Relationships

It's a Boy!

This is the fifth post in a series which starts here

I was 20 years old and eight months pregnant with my second child, which I planned to place for adoption.  676 more words

Parent-child Relationships


This is the fourth post in a series which starts here.

In March I was mugged.

My teenage sister babysat Vince while I went to get groceries. 681 more words