A-LŌ-HA. If you’re anything like me, this Hawaiian greeting may feel like a bear hug the first time you hear it. Depending upon the situation it can mean, “Hello” or “Goodbye.” Whichever, the attitude behind the word is always one that...
“Such was life in the Golden Gate: Gold dusted all we drank and ate…” — Robert Frost QUESTION: Is or isn’t California in the Southwest? ANSWER: Yes. Depends on who you talk to. According to the map alone, California is in the southwest....
All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone. ~ Blaise Pascal Sometimes silence is not only golden but vital. I got a reminder of this the other night as I sat on the sofa watching a favorite television show. My hands were busy...
Life is short but it is wide. ~ Spanish proverb
...God, who got you started in this spiritual adventure,
shares with us the life of his Son and our Master Jesus.
He will never give up on you. Never forget that.
~ 1 Corinthians 1:7-9 MSG
14 SORT OF RANDOM FACTS ABOUT ME
Made in Brooklyn.
Fave Cuisines: Japanese, Southern Italian, and Southern USA.
Certified arts and design nerd who studied decorative arts history at the New York School of Interior Design and art appraisal at NYU.
Earned an M.A. in Latin American Studies and Caribbean Studies with a history concentration at NYU.
And no, I'm not in love with NYU. But I do luv history and languages. Living in NM makes me glad one of them is Spanish.
Fave collectibles: Friends, memories, vintage serveware and fashion accessories.
Fave getaway: Walking city with choice eats, grand old buildings, and lots of art.
Sang with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir for 14 years.
Served in Bermuda, Europe, Hawaii, and California as a naval officer.
Earned a certificate to teach English as a Second Language from Cambridge University and taught high schoolers in Japan.
Favorite international snack: Dates (Deglet Noor or Medjool) dipped in tahini. With morning coffee, oh.my.goodness.
Fave local snack: Red Chile Southwest Kettle Korn sold at the Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market.