Philippine cuisine is moving into mainstream North America. At long last, expatriates like me who decades ago emigrated from the mother land can now vivify precious childhood memories via the deliciously soul-warming complex aroma of a well-prepared and creatively presented Filipino meal.
Now empty-nesters, it was time to downsize. We sold the family house and moved to a a much smaller living space, a condo unit. I no longer have any grass to cut, no snow to shovel away. Cleaning is a breeze. The underground garage means a vehicle protected against the elements (not to mention a warm car to get into and drive away during the winter season).