Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Lady from Shanghai

I watched the news and wondered what our utility bills would be after PG&E declared bankruptcy. I kept thinking that the increases in the minimum wage would be meaningless. I went out to get some cash from an ATM and … Continue reading

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Deconstructing the Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour

I prepared for my lecture and got something accomplished, and then I headed over to the theatre to catch “Deconstructing the Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour.”  It was a lecture in which Scott Freiman, noted Beatles expert, discussed the Beatles’ music … Continue reading

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

I went off to work and put in my tiring five-hour shift.  I didn’t feel like preparing for my class, so I sat down and watched “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.”  I could hardly believe that the summer … Continue reading

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Zimna wojna

I awoke and spoke with my parents over the phone. I watched CBS Sunday Morning. They were looking back on their forty years of programs the day before their fortieth anniversary. I went over to Trader Joe’s and watched Loni … Continue reading

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Oakland A’s FanFest 2019

I woke up pretty early and had my breakfast while watching the morning television programs like Good Morning America. I took the buses to go out to Jack London Square. A couple of elderly women commented on the A’s jacket … Continue reading

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BlacKkKlansman

After my very tiring day of work, I went grocery shopping before I went out to see “BlacKkKlansman.”  It was the last of the Best Picture nominees that I hadn’t seen yet.  A fair number of people were there for … Continue reading

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Vice

I prepared for my class quickly and still had a couple of hours free in the afternoon, so I walked over to the theatre to see “Vice.”  It was a movie that skewered the former Vice-President Dick Cheney, and it … Continue reading

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