New Year’s Day in Curacao. A lot of smoke and mirrors. Sometimes just smoke (photo by me). With my relocation to the Caribbean two years ago, it’s been difficult explaining […]
New essay/book review on Bookslut today. Nobody is immune to healthcare woes or the lure of Maine…a brief excerpt below: It’s no secret that the state of health care in […]
My review of Simon Sebag Montefiore’s book Jerusalem: The Biography is now published on Bookslut.com If you are interested in additional resources or have questions about the region, please send me […]
Naturally, I came home from Istanbul with spices, kilims, and a craving for pomegranate juice, however, my Pièce de résistance was what I saw women in Istanbul wearing: headscarves with […]
The only noise on this day was the sound of the ice clinking in my gin & tonic Lately, I am trying to rectify the pop-popping of fireworks every morning […]
Joe Sacco takes us through the Occupied Palestinian Territories during the first intifada against Israel in his comic documentary penned during that same time. From the Green Line and back, […]
When one moves to another country, it takes awhile to learn the ins and outs, the myths and truths, and the language and lore of the land. While I’m no […]
Good for you; bad for coral reefs.
Curaçao is out of gas and so am I.