Loaded Brownies – Part 3
Boomer Memoir

Loaded Brownies – Part 3

This is the conclusion of “Loaded Brownies”. If you missed parts 1 and 2, the links are below. This is a TIA (Trans International Airlines) story of a Hadj adventure  (flying Muslim pilgrims to Mecca) which took place in 1976. https://caroleconnolly.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/drugs-in-costa-rica-nigeria-saudi-arabia/ https://caroleconnolly.wordpress.com/2013/12/28/loaded-brownies-part-2/ John was our British ground representative stationed in Jeddah. Although part of the … Continue reading

Loaded Brownies – Part 2
Boomer Memoir

Loaded Brownies – Part 2

 On my first flight out of Kano, after boarding 485 passengers, the cabin crew positioned to perform the required FAA required seatbelt and oxygen mask demonstration prior to take-off. Our head stew announced that individual instruction would be provided for use of the toilet facilities. This was only understood by us crew-members since the passengers spoke … Continue reading

Top Nine Types of Shoes for Living as an Expat in Costa Rica
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Top Nine Types of Shoes for Living as an Expat in Costa Rica

Shoes! I’m all about the shoes. It started with Bonnie in Brooklyn. We were best friends growing up in the projects in the 1950s. Post WWII, our families were struggling to build foundations for new starts. Money was scarce; our parents worked hard, yet, we were given weekly allowances, which we saved until we had … Continue reading