It’s time to stop the MAD*-ness! 

*(MAD= Mutually Assured Destruction) Hiroshima and Nagasaki were destroyed 77 years ago this week. The two bombs the United States dropped on those cities killed some 200,000 human beings; most of whom were civilians. Comparing those bombs to the weapons of today is like comparing a colonial era musket to an AR-15. Now we can … Read more

Rustic “Charm”

Before I get into today’s post, I’d like to add a postscript to the one on hiking in Bhutan. I didn’t want to leave you with the impression that the fine folks here in Bhutan are a bunch of perverts or anything, so I’d like to pick up where I left off…penises. Actually, the first … Read more

Driving Miss Crazy!

I have been on the road a lot. I thought that retirement would bring less time commuting, but my first 2 weeks in India have included a lot of time sitting in the car. It’s a big country. I have found India to be full of surprises, and this includes what happens on the roads. … Read more

Hello world!

  This is my first ever post on my first ever blog so I’m a little anxious. Is there such a thing as blogger’s anxiety? I think the anxiety comes from not knowing exactly what to do here. I think it also stems from my being an fairly private person. I normally don’t share a lot … Read more