Four Adjectives and a Noun

I like words.  One of my favorite types of words is adjectives.  As a result, I have assigned an adjective to each foreign country in which I’ve lived. To Italy, I have assigned the adjective beautiful.  Italy is a country of beauty, and Italians are a people who understand beauty.  They use beauty in everyContinue reading “Four Adjectives and a Noun”


I begin this post by saying that there are two things in this world that I despise:  snakes and rats.  Really, that’s it–that’s all that I despise.  Just one step above despise, in the loathing category, I would have to put cigarettes, cigarette smoke, cigarette butts, cigarette packaging, ashtrays, cigarette induced emphysema and lung cancer–prettyContinue reading “Rats!!!”

Bad News, Good News, Bad News, Bad News, and My First Word in Afrikaans

When you first get to a new post, the littlest things can make your day.  Things like: finding just the right disposable heads for your husband’s razor (did that today), discovering a really great Indian restaurant (did that last weekend), or returning home from running errands and realizing that you didn’t drive on the wrongContinue reading “Bad News, Good News, Bad News, Bad News, and My First Word in Afrikaans”