We’ve returned safely from our cruise in the Eastern Mediterranean. It was a wonderful 15 days and we would very much like to return. The weather was generally good; we were rained on only for a short while in Pompeii. Rome was quite cold, requiring jackets and gloves, as well
Happy New Year, Everyone! I truly hope that everyone has had a great year and that any events have been positive. If you are able to read this message, you have been blessed with the wherewithal to participate in a world of relative plenty. In this new year, let’s all
We had an interesting trip from Toronto, through Zurich, and in to Istanbul. Our plane was 90 minutes late leaving Toronto; the exact amount of time we had to change planes in Zurich. While the crew made up about half of the lost time during the flight, we still had
I turn sixty today. I never would have thought I’d reach this point. It’s not something we think of a lot when we’re young. Nonetheless, I’m here. Perhaps it’s time to wax philosophical. What have I achieved in 60 years? Have I done anything worthwhile? Who will determine that; can
Well, we’ve just returned from a winter holiday comprising 10 days in Tobago. We were able to take the entire family, our first such holiday in many years, so there were 10 of us. We rented a beachfront villa in Bacolet, just outside of Scarborough. You can see it here.
Osama Bin Laden is dead. It is great that such a man will no longer be able to terrorize the world. Perhaps killing him was the only valid solution. However, he and his like have already won to a great extent. The world, and particularly the U.S. live in continual