My first thoughts about an imminent terrorist attack in Istanbul!

NEWS NOW: CNN REPORTS. I received several emails and What'sApp messages cautioning me to be careful because I'm currently in Istanbul. I appreciate your love and concern. But here's my challenge. Can someone please explain what an "American" looks like? It's would be a laughable situation if we didn't live in such tumultuous times. An … Continue reading My first thoughts about an imminent terrorist attack in Istanbul!

These Are The Heroes Who Chased Off The Poway Synagogue Gunman

  The words of the Rabbi are riveting and stunningly beautiful in the message he delivers to the world. Please watch the video link for the message it delivers to all of us no matter what faith we practice. An Army veteran, an off-duty Border Patrol officer and an Israeli war veteran are credited with … Continue reading These Are The Heroes Who Chased Off The Poway Synagogue Gunman

When did terrorism become the new normal? First hand report from Tel Aviv March 15, 2019.

https://twitter.com/IDF/status/1106295410014982147 I was in the kitchen making coffee. I've never heard air raid sirens before but I knew instinctively what I was witnessing. I arrived in Tel Aviv on Sunday, March 5th, from Jerusalem. Those of you who are following me know I recently left Mexico, my home of several years, to travel through the … Continue reading When did terrorism become the new normal? First hand report from Tel Aviv March 15, 2019.

We Could Have Been In Barcelona…

I've always been intrigued by other cultures. I watch people and try to imagine their lives. For an author, travel opens my mind to plots and possibilities. Even tourists have something to add to my vivid imagination. Are they 'accidental tourists?" Are they willingly here or are they following the whims of the group? What has … Continue reading We Could Have Been In Barcelona…