A two-week trip to London is almost long enough to start getting blasé about being surrounded by spectacular Victorian buildings, any one of which would be a showpiece in Seattle. For example, here we are waiting for the Beatles tour to start. Ho hum. Is it long enough to getContinue Reading

Today is Sunday — the day of the wedding. Yesterday my brother Mike rented a van to take us around for the whole day. He thought we should experience the world-famous Javanese style massage at one of the more highly-regarded parlours. So we did. It’s about $10 for an hour-longContinue Reading

Okay, another case where I only have ten minutes to post something but at least this keyboard has all its keys. We have been in Jakarta two nights. The Hilton is pretty nice, although apparently several foreign governments have issued warnings that this hotel is a terrorist target. We sawContinue Reading

hmm…the shift doesn’t seem to be working…the singapore airport has free massage chairs and free internet terminals. i used the massage chair already. they are a little unnerving because they have these cuffs that squeeze your legs — so for a moment you’re immobilized. like a supervillain chair. so hereContinue Reading