Posted in May 2010

No idling allowed while sitting idle

BBM and email while I’m waiting at all red lights (I, of course, put my Blackberry down when the light changes to green and then pick it back up at the next red light). I do something productive while watching TV – laundry, work, baking or ironing. I have a “commercial channel” I flip to … Continue reading

Blocked in but still resourceful – protecting a first impression

I, in all my fair skin, summer dress and plaid luggage glory, entered the Carnival parade amidst all the costumed islanders.

I ignored the quizzical looks shot at me and my luggage and two young girls trying to keep up with me. I kept my head high, looked straight forward, walked with intense purpose and smiled at the “Look at the bag lady!” comments and the occasional exclamations of recognition. Continue reading