I had to take my car in for service and as some may know, living on the beach and having to venture off into “mainland” is always an adventure and an eye opener…mostly an eye opener to the situations that many people have to face in this economy.We live in a beautiful bubble in Miami Beach and probably more so in South of Fifth….nevertheless, I know there are a lot of people that are unemployed…I just don’t see them that often.So, as I was making my way back to the 826 East, I saw an elderly man selling waters at the… View Post

Paris is like my second home…and not because we have an apartment there or anything…but because when I’m there I am completely at peace and happy…the kind of feeling you only get when you’re “home”.And even though my heart has and always will belong to Miami…my soul is probably Parisian born ;) Here are a couple of the things I learned this time around in beautiful Paris:9) The best way to see a city is by using your legs. Yes, I know that I’ve advocated before on this site about the wonders and fun of the double decker tour bus…and… View Post

I had to write something about what happened this morning…I thought about tweeting or facebooking my sentiments but I realized that what I really needed to do was allow the events to process and for my mind to attempt to make some sense to it.I heard several police sirens today early in the morning, my mind, being preoccupied with other matters, didn’t seem to register that the sirens were actually coming from very nearby…actually the sounds of the sirens was from my building. I would learn later in the morning that a man jumped from his 27th floor balcony to his… View Post

I mean, a quickie post. I’ve got a full house this week and I gots to say…I kind of enjoy it.Mostly because my hubby is happy to see his good friends, but I’m kind of starting to get…..dare I say it…..maternal????Eeeek!What?!!! Well, I think I’m still a long way from that… Okay…so now that we’ve got that covered. Carry on. Nothing more to see here.

Yep, simple minded…This blog is simple thus making the author, myself, simple minded. But just to clarify my simple ways to the over complicated people out there:Word on the street, It’s not meant to be a complicated read.It’s not meant to find the answers of the universe.It’s not meant to push my name out in the field Pulitzer prize winning authors.It’s not meant to be anything more than it is… My thoughts, observations and ramblings. If you need to read something more “intense”, please spend your time reading North Korea’s economic policy document….or the molecular structure of phosphorescent lighting. You’re… View Post