The perils of traveling for a hypochondriac


My kids think I'm a total hypochondriac. They could be right, but hey, I AM a nurse, so unfortunately, I know just enough to be able to detect statistically improbable diseases in me (or them) given three symptoms. I'm not always delusional. I told one son he had H1N1 last year or so after hearing…

Ola! from Cuba


Ah, Cuba. I've been consumed with curiosity about this island ever since I had to sit under my desk in school to protect myself from nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis. I grew up around Boston. If I'd known how many missiles were housed immediately around my school I would have spent the time…