Monthly Archives: January 2015

Displaced, Disgraced and Dispossessed: How War Debts Still Haven’t been Repaid to the Indo Dutch Population


I am copying and pasting a book review I did which was also published by The Indo Project this week. This has been a book of great investigative journalism about a history that many of you may not know about … Continue reading

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Letter to My Kids (recycled)


I found an old, old letter to my kids when I was on a business trip years ago in the Netherlands, promoting one of my books. I miss the kids’ ages and their spontaneity, and the relationship I seemed to … Continue reading

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Calistoga: Mud, Mineral Water and Wine


¬† Right after we had moved to the Bay Area from Colorado, my husband decided to be romantic and take me, on our anniversary, to Calistoga in Napa Valley for a mud bath. When we were led into the bathroom, … Continue reading

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Californication


The Californians (SNL) My son who is in college in Boston, told me that people from the East Coast say that he has a “California accent”– since most of that accent can also be heard on television shows and movies … Continue reading

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