Bad Delivery Karma

When things go wrong, they can quickly pile up. This was my week for bad delivery karma. I ordered several completely unrelated things, and for different reasons, getting them delivered to the house became an enormous challenge. Pizza Gate Almost every time I use DoorDash to deliver food to the house, I swear up and down I will never use… Continue reading

Recent Trip to the Bay Area

Around theGolden Gate Bridge I just spent a couple of weeks in San Francisco, one of my favorite cities in the US. Naturally I shot a lot of photos around the Golden Gate and thought I would share some of them on my blog. Every day began with some serious fog, which of course I absolutely love! I also got… Continue reading

Our “Save the Tree” Cam

Here’s another product I can rave about: the Ring Solar Cam. We have a Ring doorbell, and we really like it. When someone approaches the front door, it notifies us on the phone. We can look and see who it is. We can have a two-way conversation with them. The camera in the doorbell automatically records and sends the video… Continue reading

San Francisco Symphony, Daniil Trofonov, Rachmaninoff

The Sibelius symphonies were lovely. Really. I shouldn’t downplay their performance. But… Now, let’s talk about what we really came to hear: Daniil Trofonov’s performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3! Russian pianist Daniil Trofonov more or less slithered out onto the stage with his long straight hair covering his face. He never looked at the audience. He just walked… Continue reading

The Future of Urban Transportation

Urban Migration In the recent past the number of people around the world living in urban cities has exceeded the number of people living in rural areas. This trend will continue, and by 2050 ⅔rds of the world’s population will live in urban areas. People are flocking to large cities for any number of reasons. To be sure, the traffic… Continue reading

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