Roadie Warrior

A tribute to a friend of a friend She still stands proud Still flying Roadie WarriorBy ClaudetteWe met at the hotel bar last night about 11:00pm. Of all the things I thought I might do while on tour with the Boys of Pop, planning a memorial service was not one…

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Oxford by Proxy

Behind every MBA grad is a supporting spouse We all suffer together I paddle her around.. ..and Ma & Pa cook for her When Jingmei first started her Masters and I would join her at social functions, her classmates would ask if I was also attending Oxford. My reply would…

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A Long Weekend in Vero

Grabbing at the last bits of summer Dad gets the gold! Late night shopping We all scream for ice cream! I can’t believe it. It’s the end of Labour Day weekend, and I’m yet again stuck inside a flying steel tube. Where did this summer go? It seems like just…

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The Power of Peter

Soccer Moms: Beware of the Soccer Cousin! The Green Menace Attacks! Always there to assist Sweet Rewards Today Peter is very excited, for he knows what will happen in just a few minutes. As he warms up with his team, kicking the soccer ball back and forth, he can barely…

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No One’s Home

Its so empty, you can sleep in the streets! My own artistic flair I love those Spanish drivers Ain’t we cute! When Jingmei and I first planned our trip to Spain, I was looking forward to seeing Madrid. Back when I did my two summers of touring Europe, I just…

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Rambling on las Ramblas

Beach Blanket Bingo in Barcelona Freaks on the Streets Gaudi was ant-straight line One too many paellas In Arabic, ‘rambla’ apparently means ‘river’ or ‘stream,’ and in when the Moors ruled Spain, they named the stream through the middle of ancient Barcelona, ‘Rambla’. Over time, the name has evolved, and…

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Do You Know If…

Party time! Jingmei got her Green Card! Gimme a visa! a dedicated INS employee a sweet reward …cell phones work in the USA Embassy in London?I actually never thought about this question until 5am this morning. I don’t know why, maybe because the peculiarities of cell phones don’t effect me…

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A Rainy Day in Paradise

Hi, I’m Wayan and I have a French cafe addiction What we came for Now that’s more like it! Kids in the Scene Rain, rain, go away and come back again another day. Come back on a day when I’m at work, trapped in a hermetically sealed office building, not…

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You Ever Have a Dream?

Take a flying leap with the Skydivers Mandy in the lead Use the force, Mike I had a dream once. It was to win the lottery & travel the world. As you might notice from my site, I think I fulfilled that dream (okay, so the lottery part, post-NASDAQ crash…

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Happy Birthday Dad!

My Dad is such a lucky man! A World Runner Marathon Groupies Dad,Today is you’re birthday and I am at a loss. What do I get the man who has everything? And I do mean everything a man could ask for.First, you have your health, unquestionably the most important thing….

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