Monthly Archives: November 2014

Vienna coffee shop travel

With this late November 2014 Richmond, VA weather similar to that in Vienna when I moved there in 1995, I miss the opportunity to see the best small city in Europe, and warm up, on the Viennese Streetcars. They were … Continue reading

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Myrtle Beach, SC

It was very steamy when I walked in the sand near the water at Myrtle Beach, SC, 9/12/2014. It was in the 90s with very high humidity. As i was walking and did not find the tourist office I ended … Continue reading

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Fela Kuti

I saw Finding Fela last night, a documentary about Fela Kuti, the originator of Afrobeat. How have I not been listening to this groove, beat, trance merchant since the 70s?? Perhaps it was because “[n]o one knew how to pick … Continue reading

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Zestar vs. Honey Crisp

Although I am from Minnesota, I hate to see the Honey Crisp apple take over apple season  from all the older varieties. Of course there are the eminently shippable Braeburn, Fuji, Jazz and Red Delicious apples which are now present … Continue reading

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