A Tale of Two Taxis

And now, a story.   The backdrop is that I have now safely arrived in Belgium which is where I will call home for the next three weeks. My very early flight […]

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Taiwan in Hindsight

Sheesh, time flies when you’re having fun! Having arrived in Taiwan seemingly just yesterday, five days zoomed by, and I’m already en route back to the Continent. People do refer to Europe […]

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pasta waffles and toast

All the News that Fits to Print

Today was a bike race. And for a review of that, Cameron Wurf has written a word or six hundred to appease your inside-bike-race-nerdery needs. Meanwhile, episode two in what we’ll call […]

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taiwan PEACE


Let’s race bikes, yo! (But in Taiwan, just as originally planned, despite a brief change adding Paris-Nice to my program, and now back to Taiwan. Again?) But first a quiz. Quick, knee-jerk […]

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...and a decent sunset.

¡Viva Chile Miércoles!

Today’s blog is a recipe. It happens to arrive with a very ample forward. Please read along… or if you’re hungry then skip to the end and get cookin’!   I have […]

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Starbucks trumps round doughnuts with their square d'nuts!

The Tour of Dubai’s Prologue’s Prologue

I’m just going to assume that you’ve never been to Dubai. Prior to my arrival 21 hours ago, I’d never met anyone who’s been to Dubai, I’d never been to Dubai myself, […]

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Oh geeze, where does the time go? I can’t help but use hokey vernacular as I put pen to paper – or finger to keyboard – from arguably America’s corniest town, Solvang, […]

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Also took the folks to a final dinner in CA before they set back to the eastern tundra - Tar&Roses in Santa Monica. L-R: Bone marrow, oxtail dumplings, pigs' ears, and beef carpaccio.

Californian Montage

I’m doing an uncharacteristically poor job of updating my site. And for that I sincerely apologize. Thankfully a photo is worth a thousands words — or at least a brief blurb as […]

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