Tag Archives: Zora Neale Hurston

FMM 6 2 17 Angels Watching Over Me

“We shall find peace.  We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.”~Anton Chekhov. In Jamaica, when you discover that you have put on your underwear inside out, it is said that you are chasing away ghosts (you a run duppy).  Apparently ghosts get spooked easily, and that is one way to […]

FMM 2 5 16 Roots and Culture

“The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell” ~Zora Neale Hurston. Jamaica is a land of contradictions.  It is however a special place, with unexpected beauty, and a people of unsurpassed talent.  You may only get a glimpse of this if you stay securely inside an all-inclusive […]

FMM 11 15 13 Look, Listen and Learn

“Every person that you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.”  ~ H. Jackson Brown Jr. Last weekend I went on a road trip.  The journey was relatively short yet in less than two hours I was transported to another world.  Along with a group of nursing students, I was participating in a health fair […]