Postcard 40 from Robina: Bogotá, Monday, May 20, 2014

Postcard 40 from Robina: Bogotá, Monday, May 20, 2014

I got to Los Angeles from Texas last Tuesday, April 29. My time in the US this time round is nearly over: five months I’ve been here, starting in snow-bound New York in December. It’s only May, but it’s hot here, hovering around the high nineties....
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...
Postcard 36 from Robina: Florida, Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Postcard 36 from Robina: Florida, Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Well, I did get a feel for Deerfield Beach: the first of my two weeks here has gone, and I like it. Not just Deerfield Beach but Fort Lauderdale as well, the next town down. It seems they’ve all grown to the point where they’ve merged as one continuous suburban...
Postcard 35 from Robina: Florida, Monday, February 3, 2014

Postcard 35 from Robina: Florida, Monday, February 3, 2014

I arrived in Miami this morning, on an early flight from Raleigh, NC. The sun was shining! The air was warm! Since mid-2012, I’ve seen only a glimpse of sunny weather; and the way my schedule looks, I won’t have a proper summer until June 2015, when...