The eyes have it…

“I am sure many people compliment you on your eyes,” I said to a woman I met last week. “Just as they must comment on yours,” she replied. Between two international residents, such an exchange would sound strange, but my new acquaintance is not from the United States, Canada or a European country. Her brightlyContinue reading “The eyes have it…”


The only constant is change. Over the years, I’ve quoted this apparent oxymoron over and over again. In fact, the first paragraph of Magic Made in Mexico – my book for international residents in Mexico – emphasizes this very point: I’ve often wondered what would happen if we could recognize pivotal times in our personalContinue reading “Changes”

Guatemala: What Dreams May Come?

Originally posted on Writing From Merida:
With all my heart, I believe that as we “grow up”, we don’t have to “grow old”. On a friend’s blog today, I read a piece of creative fiction about dreaming.  Her words inspired me to write today’s post. Earlier this month when I traveled to Belize and Guatemala,…