WHERE DO YOU COME FROM?

This seemingly innocent question always confuses me. First of all: define ‘you’. Do you mean second person singular or second person plural, including each member of my family? If plural, the answer will… Continue reading

MONDAY MOOD BOARD – Going Away

Technically, it’s not Monday any more. But I wanted to make one last Mood Board as an official member of the European Street Team before moving back to Boston. I have met many… Continue reading

THINGS I WILL NOT MISS ABOUT FRANCE – MEN URINATING IN PUBLIC

Or will I??? Public urination seems to be a way of life here in France. It puzzles me to this day, after having lived almost 4 years in this country. How desperately does… Continue reading

MONDAY MOOD BOARD – Murphy’s Law

We all are familiar with Murphy’s Law. Ever wondered where it originates? The term has been coined at Edwards Air Force Base. Please visit this site┬áto read the details. It is quite entertaining!… Continue reading

MONDAY MOOD BOARD – She was a Lady

The mother of one of my best friends, whom I think of as my second brother, passed last week. She was a wonderful person. Although she had to face a stroke, the loss… Continue reading

MONDAY MOOD BOARD – Organization

Organization is not my strength.Those of you who know me are very much aware of it. I tend to wing things, and somehow, it works out 99 % of the time. Procrastination and… Continue reading

MONDAY MOOD BOARD – You Can Teach an Old Dog a New Trick

I have always driven cars with automatic transmission. Stick-shift was a mystery to me that I didn’t care to uncover. There is too much coordination involved and things to push and shift and… Continue reading

MONDAY MOOD BOARD – Happy Persian New Year

The first day of spring also marks Persian New Year, one of my favorite celebrations! Lavender Hyacinth by bialakura Green Apple Earrings by lovelytrifles Keep Going Like a Koi – Fine Art Print… Continue reading

MONDAY MOOD BOARD – compassion for Japan

Watching the news coverage of the catastrophe in Japan is heartbreaking. It makes our own problems and worries seem so very insignificant. My Mood Board today honors the lives lost with a white… Continue reading

MONDAY MOOD BOARD – Pinks and Peeps

Yesterday I noticed for the first time the happy tweeting and peeping and singing and chirping of the birds in the trees. There is this georgeous tree behind our house that has huge… Continue reading