Letter from Cuba #5: The World According to Yany

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We had been told by friends who have been to Cuba before to expect, for the most part, warm and friendly people and that was certainly our experience whether it was in the resort or off the compound in Moron … Continue reading

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Letter from Cuba #4: The Spectacular

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We had the most remarkable day. We decided when we arrived in Cuba to spend a day off the resort getting to see some of the real Cuba so we booked a day long trip billed as, The Spectacular. It … Continue reading

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Letter from Cuba #3: The Evelynne Encounter

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While we’ve been here, we’ve met a variety of Canadians. There’s the truck driver on crutches after an accident that put him in the ditch just outside of Thunder Bay (not far from the Little House in the Bush as … Continue reading

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Letter from Cuba #2: The Patience of Dan

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It’ our second full day here and we are beginning to find our rhythm. At least that’s how the day started out. We tried a different spot for breakfast this morning and had our first good coffee. I had assumed … Continue reading

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Letter from Cuba #1: The All-inclusive Newbies

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Hola from Cuba! When we decided to come for a week here, it was a spur of the moment decision. Dan and I were sitting in our family room missing our annual trek south to get away from Canadian winter. … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Little House in the Bush #5: The Treasures Under the Stairs

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When we bought the Little House in the Bush a few years ago, it was partly to ease the transition for my mom into an apartment in town. It meant that she didn’t have to empty the house right away. … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the Little House in the Bush #4: Chance Encounters & Unexpected Pleasures

Life at the Little House in the Bush is full of surprises. Some more unexpected than others. This is a story that began more than ten years ago and came full circle this week. Back before Sweetie and I bought … Continue reading

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