I’m not much for New Year’s resolutions. They seem a recipe for failure. And why New Year’s anyway? It’s just a date. There’s no more reason to make resolutions on […]
I am, as I write this, finishing my top 100 albums for 2018. It was a record year for me as I listened to 324 new albums! It remains to be determined which of these will make the final cut, but just to tease my top 100, here is the complete […]
Not a world traveler It was 1983. I was 19, but a young 19: emotionally immature, extremely sensitive, inexperienced of the world with my knowledge and outlook shaped by the […]
49 hours from Mindelo on the island of Sao Vicente in Cape Verde to Brilon, Germany—and, yes, the cockpit door swung open during one takeoff…
Is it possible to find a happy hour at a Boulder County craft brewery every day of the week?
We’ve been on this airplane for two and a half years. Fourteen months quarantined on a military base. Sixteen months jetting around the continent as disaster tourists. It adds up. “Talk about a flight delay,” we say and crack thin smiles.
We were three hours up the river valley, soaked to the skin from a combination of constant rain and sweat generated by the effort of clambering up steep, crumbling stream […]