Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Year of George

George didn’t eat any of the meat he had spent two days preparing and cooking. “Me no eat she-goat” he’d said, “eat ram-goat” making a fist and gesturing with his arm. I supposed that was to mean that eating a … Continue reading

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Garbage

When I first travelled to the “third world”, besides being awed by the beauty of the land and seascapes, I was most astounded by the amount of garbage that I saw strewn down hillsides along the side of the road.

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Stereo

You might wonder about having a stereo system in a house with no electricity. But yes, we did have a stereo and that certainly was a major saving grace, living as isolated as we did.

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Green Acres

After living without a telephone for a few years I got the idea to get Bell to install a phone to the farthest point they would come up our driveway for free.

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