“You had your eyes done? [Pause.] Really?”

I kid you not: a woman I really like, who I consider a friend, said this to me at lunch the other day. To her credit, she looked a little chagrined… but she didn't take it back. She waited for an answer!!!! Am I wearing a sign that says, “Abuse me,...

Friends To Dinner

14 jan 2007 We lived in Key West 30 years and never had as many visitors as we've had here in one year! Hal's mom came to visit within two weeks of our being here. The Eymanns and the Adams came for a week last summer. Then the week just before Christmas, Don...

Huge Bummer

Costa Rica seems intent on passing the new immigration bill. A revised version just passed the first hurdle unanimously. The only good thing in the revision was that one can still apply for permanent residency after three years instead of five. As long as you have...

Mavis

My new friend Mavis died yesterday. This is a picture of Mavis with my other new friend, Barbara, at January’s lunada. The lunadas are at Mavis/Barry’s house, Mavis being the mother of Barry, the head geezer in my geezer band, Harmony Roads. Barbara, the...