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 … Continue reading The Lion in Winter

Mission accomplished

  Eleven days left in Egypt. I came here in mid September for many reasons, most especially to escape an America that I believed was posing a real danger to Arab Americans, but another reason quite frankly was to lose weight.  I was fat, and on the verge of Type 2 diabetes. My waist size … Continue reading Mission accomplished