November 1, 2011

Well, I managed 3700 words, most of them while riding a tourist bus in Vietnam. It was a 3 hour drive from Saigon to the Cu Chi Tunnels (Google it…) and back, so I sat in the back and typed. I feel I’m going to need a head start because life will happen when I…

October 8, 2011

We’re going traveling next week, and I’m looking forward to it, really I am. My husband and I, and few close friends, plus a few strangers, will be staying at lovely hotels in Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, and just for good measure, in Hong Kong. In the old days, this might have taken us about 10…

September 10, 2011

I’m still running into people I haven’t seen since Hurricane Irene came through, and the opening remark is, inevitably, “Any damage from the storm?”  I’ve been gratefully waving off this question with the truth – our house in Fairfield was absolutely fine – something I put down to the fact that we practically back onto…