The Expat’s Bill of Particulars

* THIS POST IS SATIRE! * 😉 “The most important thing we do is not doing.” Justice Louis Brandeis In a few weeks, I shall be in Tavira. Aside from ruthless commercial developers, there are four kinds of people who are attracted to places like the South of Portugal: retired couples seeking a cheap(er) place to…

The Lion in Winter

Two days have passed since I returned to Florida. Initial general impressions: much of what I see around me appears destitute.  Even though everything is attractively priced at a third or less of what it costs in NY, the obvious lack of education in the general population is pronounced. The local waters -- the fabled…

Just do it

This past week in America.... .  What's it going to take? How long will Americans consent to be led by a sociopathic creep from Queens? Oh I know.  The uneducated idiot white racist male who works, when he does, with his primitive hands and his primitive skill set doesn't give a shit. Fuck you, racist…