When it Rains, It Pours

It started with my car. After driving home from the Keys in the rain, my bags in the trunk felt a bit damp. As I opened up the trunk to see what was going on, I was greeted with a good inch of water inside. I pulled out tons of ruined Bed, Bath and BeyondContinue reading “When it Rains, It Pours”

How to Grocery Shop Safely

#1 Know Your Store. I think this is the most important bit of advice, should you choose to grocery shop and not Instacart. I’ve been venturing out more lately and some people (like my friend Sherida) like to shop themselves. So “my” Publix on Monza is super-small and the aisles are tiny, so I doContinue reading “How to Grocery Shop Safely”

Of Masks and Men

Fashion Statements I asked my friend Martha, who is a social Cuban butterfly, how she was holding up in the pandemic. “Oh, I change from one mumu to another every day,” she said. She really misses having dinner parties, socializing, going shopping and out to lunch. Martha is kind of famous for her mumus, whichContinue reading “Of Masks and Men”

Avoid the store- Instacart instead

I called my mother yesterday to check in on her. She’s at home in Gables By The Sea, in the house I grew up in. She lives with her boyfriend Bob, a nice guy who is a dentist, but not working these days except for emergencies. “Well, I’m still alive,” my mother said. “I haven’tContinue reading “Avoid the store- Instacart instead”