Category Archives: Travel

Last Full Morning

  Hot, bitter coffee, espresso. I finish The Secret Chord this morning, on the settee on the porch. I feel rinsed, wrung. I have to be dragged back here, to this tropical island, from the scrubby, brutal, bloodwashed Israel I … Continue reading

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Second Full Day

It is our third night – the evening of our second full day here. Last night we shared one starter (pork and shrimp Asian dumplings – four of them, really good), one main (chicken stir fry – average) and one … Continue reading

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Evening – Recounting the First Full Day

I feel nourished by the food here. This morning I have granola and soy milk, with fresh berries on top. A berry smoothie, in a small glass bottle with a rubber stopper, lined up next to others that have been … Continue reading

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First Morning

We took a trip for our ten year anniversary. I took an internet vacation, more or less, but I brought my laptop with me and wrote descriptions of each day. I’ll publish them here, after the fact, perhaps with some … Continue reading

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Beach 2016

All three boys are napping – the big boys just requested a nap, and we put them in our bed.  It’s kind of amazing.  We had a long morning swimming and the sun drained them of life force, as it … Continue reading

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