From my perch in South Florida, I reflect on my childhood in the Foreign Service, my near-miss with death in Amsterdam, and the importance of community. I write about politics, travel, hHealth and home.
My diplomat parents made me a fierce defender of America’s democratic ideals. I am grateful to be here. And a day with a palm tree is always a great day.
We’ve been home 24/7 for months, but as anxious as we are to get out, our dogs are anxious without us.
“I have learned so much,” Trump said from Walter Reed. Then he said, “Don’t be afraid of the virus.”
The world is looking on aghast at the American presidential campaign.
Humor flattens dictators.
Your mind is like tofu: it tastes like whatever you marinate it in.
With friends like Michael Pack — and presidents like Trump — damaging our democracy from the inside, who needs enemies?