March 3, 2021

Singapore 2018

A lot has changed since the previous post (Costa Rica 2018): we moved to Florida at the end of October, visited The Hunters on Saint Simon Island, GA on our way down and added an new granddaughter, Evelyn, on my birthday (making 11 – grandchildren, not birthdays). In addition, we had visitors to our new home – friends whom were part of our Singapore book club, now living in Minneapolis and visiting their son at university in Florida. At the end of November, my son-in-law, Tom, had to go to Singapore to teach a seminar on film making and asked …

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Misc. Singapore Impressions and Thoughts

It’s funny being in a foreign country for awhile how easy it is to get used to not understanding surrounding conversations. I always thought it would bother me to not be able to eves drop. After almost 2 months out of the US Ray and I both were startled when hearing: “Remember the pizza we had in Vermont?” It will probably be a snippet of conversation we will remember.We never saw the couple and I’m not even sure where we were but I do remember how my ears perked up. How many aisles of steam irons or coffee pots do …

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