Something Rotten

had heard that Something Rotten was a really good Broadway show, and this weekend we saw it at the Fox Theater. I love going to the Fox if for no other reason than simply to be at the Fox. This historic theater itself is just fantastic, gorgeous, robust in personality and flare. But my post is really about the show,… Continue reading

An American in Paris… um, at the Fox Theater

I’m finally writing about our going to a performance of An American in Paris at the Fox on August 19th. This was the last performance for the season. The first and the last performances were by far the best of the season, and An American in Paris was stunning, superb—the best by far! The show was a combination of Gershwin’s… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Day Four

This (August 21) post is backdated to the date it happened. Today we drove out to see Hoover Dam. We stopped to have breakfast. Steve melted in the parking lot. All that remains is his hat to shield his little bald head from getting sunburned. We drove over the dam, but for security reasons, cars are checked, and the dam… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Day Three

This (August 21) post is backdated to the date it happened. Steve went running early this morning. He started before the sun came up when it was only in the 90’s. He reported that on his run down to the famous Las Vegas sign on the strip, he encountered a woman staggering back to her hotel wearing one high heel… Continue reading

Napa Valley Film Festival

In its third year and hosted across the valley, the  Napa Valley Film Festival is awesome. These folks not only put together a great film festival, they also have a great web site. Check it out! I went this year, for a hurried trip, because I wanted to see Meryl Streep‘s new movie: August: Asage County. The film opens in… Continue reading

Northern Lights: Day 3 – London, Top Hat

Today we walked all over London proper, camera in hand. Proper photos will follow, but for now, here are some pictures I shot with my iPhone at the end of the day just before the show, Top Hat. An amusing aside: at least 50 ladies showed up all dressed in their red hats. They were all members of the Red… Continue reading