Canada Special

Traveling with a first generation Irish/Scottish-Canadian friend last month, we would always get asked the usual question by people we meet. “Where are you from?” As usual, I hesitate. In that sliver of time she beats me to the answer: “Canada.” The questioners nod to her, turn to me to hear my answer. Nothing forthcoming. … More Canada Special

Coffee Stopover

 Something about coffee. A must.  A delicious authentic cupful while waiting for yet another takeoff,  feeling  especially exposed in the surplus  personal space of a cabin now  even  emptier save for you, a devout African Muslim and one green-clad  airline  employee hitching a ride, triggers a wave of emotions.  The rush of vitality such a … More Coffee Stopover