Category Archives: Travel

Stuck in Bakersfield

I listened to a morning radio show that showed the influence of Howard Stern.  They talked about feminine things that they have done, like urinating while sitting down.  I wanted to stick around for the discussion of pizza toppings, but … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2017

I awoke and watched CBS Sunday Morning.  One segment was about Donna Reed and the letters she received from military men during World War II.  Another showed Petula Clark on her first concert tour of the United States.  She is … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2016

I watched CBS This Morning for their chef segment.  Some of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s signature dishes include Boneless lamb with mushroom crust and leek puree, Brussel sprouts cooked with smoked bacon and sage, Warm beets with cranberries and ginger, and Mushrooms … Continue reading

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Returning Home

I watched “Air Force One” and thought it was entertaining in a foolish way. I watched the first hour of “The Untouchables.” I then watched “The Three Musketeers.” It had a good cast with Michael York, Raquel Welch, and Oliver … Continue reading

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Boxing Day 2015

I watched the Disney animated Tarzan film from 1999.  I found the Phil Collins songs forgettable.  The jungle looked beautiful, but  characters were not great.  Rosie O’Donnell was rather irritating.  I couldn’t separate Minnie Driver from the James Bond movie … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2015

The news anchors yesterday kept telling us that the Raiders game with the Chargers could be the last ever in Oakland.  The rain was supposed to come down hard, but I managed to get out to the train station without … Continue reading

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Taking the San Joaquin

Roberta Gonzales told us that it would be a windy day. I went to the coffee shop for hot chocolate and checked my bank balance. I took my bags and stopped at the office to print out a document. Inside … Continue reading

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