Monthly Archives: January 2012

Chicken back

I just finished making chicken back soup. Who am I? I never even heard of chicken back before coming to Jamaica. But one day my counterpart at the Youth Information Center said she had a hunger for chicken back. I … Continue reading

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The Flounder

Am I the only one who didn’t know that the flounder has two eyes on the same side of its head? All those years of, “I’ll have the flounder with a baked potato and side salad,” never fully realizing the … Continue reading

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Riddle me this

Why does it take 1.5 hours for a human being to fly from Miami to Jamaica, and it takes 9 weeks for a bag of Reese’s Pieces to go from Virginia to Jamaica??

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Another Transportation Story

So a dear friend of mine came to visit me this past week. She left today to return to Virginia. When she arrived last Thursday, we took the bus to Port Antonio (she hadn’t read my blog post about transportation.) … Continue reading

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