Seattle’s Chinatown

I spent a few years living in the Orient, so whenever I have the chance to reconnect to familiar Chinese sounds, smells and architecture I make a point of reserving an afternoon to tour. Not all Chinatowns are created equally, and that would be true for Seattle’s. I crave the hustle and bustle of people…

Can Fabulous St. Maarten Become Mundane?

I guess I shouldn’t complain, we are retired so we have no time pressure to move on. Spending time in St. Maarten is really not a punishment even if I sometimes view it as such. We have lived here for several years but I haven’t written much about this lovely Caribbean island.  It has become so…