I think I’m going to start a blog, “Great train journeys my kids have slept through,” because whenever I take them on great train trips of the world, they usually sleep through them. Here they are, sleeping on the Chepe train through Copper Canyon, Mexico in April 2014, one of the most scenic rail rides […]
Reporter: Is it going to rain today? Coach: What do I look like–a geologist? From the book, “The Lexicon of Stupidity” by Kathryn Petras. Thanks for the laugh.
Even the dog doesn’t come when I first call him. Look at this picture. Now, imagine the dog watching me opening this in the kitchen, 10 feet away from him. What sentient canine being that’s not in an actual coma would not immediately come when called, when he hears and sees this being opened? Buddy […]
Would you take one of these “World’s most dangerous hiking trails?” Not only do I not want to take the trails, looking at these photos makes me a little queasy….. I have to say, though, that my friend Iris did Huayna Picchu when we were at Machu Picchu not that long ago, and it didn’t […]
So I was walking past one of those artistic furniture galleries in Laguna Beach a few days ago, and I saw the most stunning, bright-white living-room sectional in the window. It was so white that it positively glowed, like it had just wafted down from heaven, perhaps after serving in St. Peter’s waiting room at […]
When my son, Cheetah Boy, was little, our friend, Frank, gave him a gift he had ever-so-thoughtfully collected from many visits to garage sales: A used toolbox filled with all sorts of useful items like a hammer, screwdriver, chisel, et al. Frank never had a son, only a daughter. I took one horrified look at […]
OK I’m kind of scared about settting up this website, because I don’t really know what I’m doing. But I’ll give it my best shot.