Happy Shrove Tuesday
Hope people are enjoying their pancakes or crêpes or waffles or whatever.
I've decided to give up all things cinema for Lent this year. See everybody after Easter.
Adieu, adieu, to you, and you, and you...
$3.75 - Slice of Apple in Kingston, Jamaica
$2.25 - Slice of Blueberry in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
$4.50 - Slice of Coconut Cream in Nassau, Bahamas
$3.00 - Slice of Strawberry Rhubarb in Havana, Cuba
$3.99 - Slice of Pecan in Oranjestad, Aruba
Once, when I was eighteen, I ate a sandwich too quickly and developed a horrible case of the hiccups. Ridding myself of the condition wasn't usually a problem, but this particular case was troublesome as none of my usual tricks (e.g., eating peanut butter, holding my breath, tiny sips of water) were proving effective.
Twenty-four hours later, with still no change, I grew worried and sought medical advice. A doctor (probably suspecting my case as psychosomatic) prescribed me some very…