As a Florida voter, here’s my two cents on the chorus of doom for the election

by Rashmee

Posted on October 18, 2020


As a Florida voter, I recently cast my vote, sending my overseas ballot on its …

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So, now we know. #Facebook friends aren’t real friends

by Rashmee

Posted on November 20, 2018


Enormously impressed by Florida highest court. It’s ruled on something people should know, except that …

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The worry over Hurricane #Irma: our house is in Florida

by Rashmee

Posted on September 12, 2017


Here’s an email from the tenants at our house in western Florida: “Hope all is …

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Jumbo change in prospect as the American circus elephant finally retires

by Rashmee

Posted on May 2, 2016


Yesterday (Sunday, May 1), a146-year-old American tradition of the circus elephant officially died out. Jumbo …

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Tampa Bay ‘menu anomalies’: If you want to eat local, move to Tunisia

by Rashmee

Posted on April 19, 2016


Are you really surprised that a Tampa Bay Times food critic has been able to …

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America’s #1 Burger, says Oprah of this quirky Ft Lauderdale eatery

by Rashmee

Posted on February 4, 2014


Oprah’s show and GQ magazine voted Le Tub as purveyors of the best hamburgers …

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…& in the middle of January, I know what, not where, I’d rather be

by Rashmee

Posted on January 21, 2014


It was this New York Times haiku that made me realize the problem. and in …

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Travels through hyper-reality with art that looks exactly like life

by Rashmee

Posted on November 13, 2013


To see ‘Vendor with Walkman’, at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s departure terminal is to partake …

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Miami intersects with Lionel Shriver’s new book about obesity

by Rashmee

Posted on May 8, 2013


Perhaps Miami is the very place to be hearing Lionel Shriver talk about her new …

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Suncoast Florida: Joke industry a sunshine sector

by Rashmee

Posted on May 6, 2013


Chances are the jokes about Florida will either have you laughing till you’re red in …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK