Impressions of Cuba

I don’t know what I expected, but it wasn’t this. Maybe I thought I’d run into Hemmingway scribbling away while sipping a daiquiri. I’d see gentlemen puffing cigars on their verandas as they discussed the imminent horrors of the Cuban Missile Crisis, except probably ...Read More

The Modern-Day Elves

On Christmas Day, four burly firemen ring my doorbell. Precisely four hours later, they pay another visit. Twice in one day – not even Santa’s elves could have dreamed up such a gift. The house isn’t burning down, and unfortunately, I am not on ...Read More