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Happily Ever Florida

I’m kickin’ it in Florida!

That’s where we left off, right? KICKIN’ IT. IN FLORIDA.

I couldn’t be happier. Florida is glorious. And if you’re like, wow, Florida is just old people and tourists, then you’re falling for the propaganda. 426 more words


The Cyclops Kitten

About two months ago, my husband came home from work a little later than usual. I was not worried; I knew what kept him. My son did not. 721 more words


Lost World: The Rice Family in the Philippines before World War 2

One more detour before we resume my grandfather’s memoirs. Here are a plethora of Rice family photos that I gathered on my Thanksgiving trip back to Manhattan, mostly in the Philippines, from the two decades before World War 2. 275 more words


On World AIDS Day

Hola mi Gente,
I repost the following story at least once a year. I have lost so many loved ones to this disease over the years. 2,660 more words

Review of Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

Recently I have been reading J.D. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy” Link on my Kindle, and I have to say that this is an important book. I heard about this book first on New York Times via Facebook. 798 more words

On the road to romance

It was a damp night, mind you damp and not wet. Chennai’s weather of late has been blowing hot and cold; with almost hot afternoons packed in humid sweat and reluctant drizzles well shy of being holistic downpours in the nights. 1,334 more words

Life Learning


Jesus Christ

I have 36 days left in the UK.

It is freezing and in the full flow of Christmas; yet in a month – it will be Summer for me ( 469 more words