Unseen personalities emerge in isolation: snarky comments, weepy days, temper tantrums, anxiety attacks, impatient outbursts, sleepless nights, fearful fits, cabin fever, and the list goes on. Will those traits remain after we reenter the world of hugs and co-mingling? How long will we be hesitant to have a drink with friends, visit someone’s home, share… Continue reading When Does It End?
The question is not whether to vote, the question is how to vote. And that decision may be key to a fair election. With a President shouting voting by mail is fraudulent, threatening to have the Supreme Court rule that mail-in ballots are not valid, and maneuvering to have Electoral College electorates be selected by… Continue reading In Person or by Mail?
We had a sizzling April in San Miguel de Allende, and thankfully May has brought showers and cooler weather. This is surprising because historically May is the hottest month in this high desert town in central Mexico. With any luck the gods will grace us with more damp days and lower temperatures. Summer is considered… Continue reading Can We Think About Something Else?
I’m mad. I’m frightened. I’m outraged. I’m saddened I’m disgusted. I’m nervous. I’m lonely. I’m tired. I’m Corona Virus weary. But I’m not surprised. There is a sickness in the White House. Most Americans recognized the symptoms of the malady even before a fever was detected, but they hoped it could be contained. The disease,… Continue reading A Disease Empowers a Virus
It has finally happened: Boredom has met Desperation. Sitting alone in my casita for endless days has led to alarming actions never before contemplated or considered. I have imagined myself as the Non-DIY Queen beginning at a very young age. Making mud pies was considered a bit too creative for my 5-year-old sensitivities. If push… Continue reading Masked Woman on the Loose
Coronavirus. COVID-19 It’s the life-changing talk of the world. Here in San Miguel, the ex-pat community is ‘hunkering down’, listening closely to medical advisories, canceling meetings, and communicating via Internet and phone with friends and family rather than face to face encounters. I’m guessing the same thing is happening world-wide as we face the realities… Continue reading Coronavirus, COVID-19