Learning about cultural differences the hard way Continue reading Do You have a cold heart?
The Pandemic and walking Continue reading Walking As Never Before
The secret to keeping younger Continue reading Looking Younger,Living Younger
The Bodega Verde group has been going for some years, perhaps five or six, I can’t remember exactly. I refer to it as the expatriate therapy group because talking with friends makes us feel better. I believe that is why members come from all over Lima. We are a bunch of old guys who get together once a week to talk, not to complain, but to share our experiences, get information, and enjoy the atmosphere. It is voluntary, and no one exerts any kind of organization. We just show up around the appointed time. Politics isn’t a topic because we … Continue reading The B.V. Group
As a boy the only time I remember that we ate rice was with milk and sugar as a dessert. I enjoyed this simple dish, and even thought it exotic. Then rice left my life as an adult except for … Continue reading Do You Want Rice with Your Potatoes?
How I learned patience and persistence Continue reading The Odd Couple
Before we came to Peru, some well meaning people warned us about leaving the U.S. health care system. They said: “what happens if you get sick? Are you sure that you can get good medical care in Peru?” They were … Continue reading A Visit to the Doctor
A gift remembered Continue reading The Yellow Dress
Why ride when you can walk? Continue reading Walk or Ride?
My attempt to beautify Peru Continue reading Legs That People Notice
Here’s a riddle: What do Barranco, a district of Lima, Peru, and Hawaii have in common? Most people would say nothing or very little. However, having lived in both places I can tell you that summer time in Barranco always … Continue reading Lazy Days