Thanksgiving table set at Barb Westfield's in Ansouis

I had planned to head south for Thanksgiving like I do most years. Then, confinement happened again. Now it seems like all I do is buy train tickets and cancel…

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The Gardener of Eden by David Downie

The Gardener of Eden It was the new “abnormal,” as one of my close friends called it—holding our monthly coffee gathering, Après-Midi, on Zoom instead of live and in-person upstairs…

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Erica Simone overlooking ocean in Capetown

Today marks my 68th year on the planet. I’m not telling you this to encourage birthday wishes, as we all have them (thank goodness), and I have no expectations that…

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