Reconciliation: East Timor, Jamaica, and Me

Yesterday someone accused me of finding Jamaica inadequate, of being unable to fulfill me.  I had to haul him up and let him know that Jamaica satisfies  me in my soul and down to my bones and if I could I’d be on  a plane tomorrow with nary a look back.  After I calmed down … Continue reading

The Lessons of Dirty Dancing

What is it about this movie that gets people, especially girls? “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” Wheee!! I love it! As I listen to the final scene again – having rewound it – I always get a warm feeling and I’m pretty sure a knowing smile crosses my face. The essence of the movie … Continue reading