When Jonas Came to Town

A storm called Jonas does not steal quietly into South Florida. It announces its presence on a Friday with strong winds and pouring rain while I type away, enjoying my usual lunch of crunchy peanut butter toast. Although I normally love the snap of the billowing canvas that reminds me of sailing on a rough

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The Popcorn Ball Pretender

I know it seems weird but I never liked Halloween. I wore glasses as a child and always thought I looked silly in a costume. I mean, who ever heard of a bespectacled princess or a ballerina? At some point, Halloween became just another day. Having a child changed all that and I began to

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Ode to Oatmeal

Okay, laugh all you want, dear readers from the frozen north, but this morning my Tequesta, Florida thermometer read a chilly fifty degrees so I dressed for โ€œwinterโ€ in long running pants and thermal top. In my defense, I must tell you that there is nothing like a mini typhoon blowing off the Atlantic to

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