Category Archives: current events

Is it is Jet Lag? Or is it the Senate hearings?

Here I am newly arrived in India enjoying my favorite things about travel. Yesterday I did some learning at a grocery store in Jodhpur. Cake mixes give directions for baking in a pressure cooker, since Indian kitchens do not include … Continue reading

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Adventure Sports: Hang gliding to shopping.

“Is hang gliding the one that looks like a parachute?” asked the young woman at the lunch table. “No,” said Sandra Grantham with authority. “A hang glider is more like a kite and you are suspended horizontally underneath. You control … Continue reading

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Derby Day

It was all very last minute. At 6:07 Friday evening, Jessamyn texted me: “Not sure of your plans tomorrow but if you are in Napa or want to be there–planning to watch the Kentucky Derby with one of the gals … Continue reading

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Ya’ll Come

Next Wednesday, May 10, I’ll be on stage at Fireside Storytelling. The topic is “Call of the Wild”. No trouble coming up with an appropriate story. Can’t tell you what it will be, that would be cheating. The fun begins … Continue reading

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Get Out….the Tuesday Movie

Not so excited when AMC bought the Sundance Kabuki movie theater in Japantown here. Another independent bites the dust. There’s already an AMC less than half a mile away on Van Ess. Even less excited when I went to the … Continue reading

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