This is a writing challenge because I cannot say enough good things about "The Detectorists" (from the BBC). It's simply the best television show I've seen in years. I won't compare it to other TV shows I really love (or loved, because all of the ones I really loved were years ago). I won't compare… Continue reading The Detectorists
There was a gathering of Lakenheath Lancers in San Antonio over the weekend of 4-5 April (folks who attended high school at RAF Lakenheath, UK). Photos below and at: http://imageevent.com/getdown/lakenheathinsanantonio Don't take my picture!
Perhaps you have heard about Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse at the London hospital who answered the telephone call from the Aussie DJ's looking to have a bit of a laugh at the British Royal Family's (BRF) expense. Saldanha put the call through to the nurse in charge who then prattled on about Kate's condition to… Continue reading Jacintha Saldanha
I'm interrupting my Vegas series because I just found this photo over at the Lakenheath ning site. Lakenheath High School, ca. 1977. This is what my high school looked like, people! (Same photo but bigger, better here.) Kathy Soden Grant posted this photo with the caption: "The Smoking Area - Can anyone tell me how… Continue reading Lakenheath High School
There are so many reasons to hate Christmas as it is celebrated in these United States. The buying-ness of it all gets to me. I don't want buying to make me happy. I don't want things to make me happy. I hate it that our whole economy is based on consumption. But who am I… Continue reading In Which I Struggle With the Season
All The Young Dudes- Mott the Hoople-Juno Soundtrack You either love this song or you hate it...either way, the clothes of the era are spot on.
I'm going to be traveling over the next week. Not by train. I'm going to my high school reunion - this time in St. Louis. I went to junior high and high school on an American Air Force base in England, RAF Lakenheath. (Sorry to be repetitive, but one must always set the table for… Continue reading Union Station, Los Angeles