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How Does Your Garden Grow?

May 19, 2021 12:48 pm Published by

How Does Your Garden Grow? “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman Arriving through the Ocean Reef gate, you will find on the left seven cherry blossom trees from the entrance to the fountains. At least I think they are cherry blossom trees,... Read More »

SEAL of Approval

April 16, 2021 4:02 pm Published by

SEAL of Approval “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman It was a freezing morning. In London. Which means it was summer. I was tucked in bed in my Mayfair home and questioning myself, “could I? would I?” join a North Pole expedition... Read More »


April 7, 2021 3:40 pm Published by

Incoming! “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman It’s hard to remember a time when we didn’t Google or Zoom or “Like.” The reality of our collective new normal with telehealth, family zoom calls, online yoga and peloton classes, weddings and funerals would... Read More »

Day-Tripping Adventures

February 2, 2021 7:46 pm Published by

Day-Tripping Adventures “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman As a former year-rounder and Member for nearly 45+ years, I have frequently taken day-trips from Ocean Reef to explore the environs beyond our hallowed gates. After years of heading south to sightsee in... Read More »

Gotta Have Gadgets!

January 27, 2021 9:13 pm Published by

Gotta Have Gadgets! “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman As a prophesier, visionary and entrepreneur, Thomas Edison would have been enthralled by the annual Consumer Electronics Show digital.ces.tech/home, which is known as a proving ground for envelopepushing technologies and must-have items we... Read More »

Good Riddance!

December 30, 2020 5:14 pm Published by

Good Riddance! “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman As we close the door on the second decade of the second millennium, we can only hope for brighter days in 2021. While it is difficult to fathom the numbers of lives lost and... Read More »

Xmas in MMXX

December 23, 2020 1:27 pm Published by

  Xmas in MMXX “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman X marks the spot. As an abecedarian (Ay-Bee-See- Darian or one who studies the alphabet), X is a remarkable letter with more meaning than most any other in the alphabet. In algebra,... Read More »

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

December 16, 2020 5:12 pm Published by

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman Are you ready? Tis finally the season. Way too soon. I am woefully unprepared: holiday cards are unordered, gifts are still on the list, the decorations are in... Read More »

Summer Daze

August 25, 2020 12:51 pm Published by

Summer Daze “Dot.calm” by Jane Silverman This is our first summer in the Keys and, can I say, that nobody told me about ALL THE RAIN. And the thunder. And the lightening. Then there’s the heat. And the mosquitos. And... Read More »


April 30, 2020 10:56 am Published by

CABIN FEVER SWEET STREAMS by Joan Birsh Streaming films and TV shows represents an invaluable distraction. But what to watch… I like lists. Not long lists (e.g. The 100 Most Popular Movies Ever). But short lists, like the one that... Read More »