Postcard 69 from Robina: Brisbane, May 20, 2016

Postcard 69 from Robina: Brisbane, May 20, 2016

It’s six weeks since I left Los Angeles, at 10:30pm Monday March 28, and landed in Sydney 15 hours later, at 6:30am Wednesday the 30th. It was Spring in California and Autumn in Sydney, but it felt pretty much the same, weather-wise. I went straight to my sister...
Postcard 39 from Robina: Denver, Friday, April 4, 2014

Postcard 39 from Robina: Denver, Friday, April 4, 2014

I flew into Denver on April 4, my mother’s birthday. She was born in 1910 and died thirty-three years ago. But birthdays, being a big deal in our culture, stay in the mind. I remember the birthdays of all my siblings and my parents, but not, I must say, of my...
Postcard 37 from Robina: Idaho, Sunday, March 9, 2014

Postcard 37 from Robina: Idaho, Sunday, March 9, 2014

We’ve finished our two weeks now. Maria and Paula drove me back to Miami, where they live, on Sunday night February 17 after our final teaching. I like Miami, for sure! Another of these big, vibrant, energetic cities. I stayed at Maria’s for two days, and they invited...