Jamaica Update, August 3, 2021: Andrew pleas for peace, Elaine flies down the track, and everyone must get vaxxed

These are tense times. While most of Jamaica has been glued to the Olympics track events – obviously, our forte – the number of COVID-19 cases has been accumulating rapidly. New cases are now in three digits daily, and so are hospital admissions. It is alarming, but what’s happening in Tokyo has provided a welcome … More Jamaica Update, August 3, 2021: Andrew pleas for peace, Elaine flies down the track, and everyone must get vaxxed

A Cocaine “Error,” Much Ado About a Power Cut, Mixed Messages and Contradictions: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

It’s been a funny sort of week. Not particularly humorous, but some positive developments to report. Obsessed with power: There was a power cut on Sunday evening, which lasted perhaps half an hour for some people, longer for others. It took place across the island; but in some areas (like my mother-in-law’s neighborhood) there was … More A Cocaine “Error,” Much Ado About a Power Cut, Mixed Messages and Contradictions: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

After the Rain, Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 10, 2014

After some simply glorious, restorative rain (three or maybe four afternoons of it) we arrived at Mother’s Day, which is a pretty big deal in Jamaica. There were brunches and breakfasts all over town, for those who can afford it. Otherwise, there were family get togethers – which normally involve lots of food. I am … More After the Rain, Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 10, 2014