During the drive to work this morning, I listened to today’s Times‘ Daily Podcast. They were interviewing a reporter in Houston, as well as a family that was deciding whether or not to leave their home. After seeing a lot of photos about Houston, in all honesty, I started to feel a bit immune. The
Was up at 2:45 am to do some fishing. Tough conditions. Fell in and was completely doused. Of course, I kept fishing! ‘Tis the season for small bugs and very technical fishing. Had a great time. Caught more fish than I expected. Am so grateful to be back on the water. It is a great
With summer gradually coming upon a graceful close, and, two of our kids readying to leave the house, I am feeling a bit sentimental. Tonight, I’ve arranged a family dinner out to wish a “bon voyage” to the two about to depart. Also, Mrs. T. and I this afternoon played a few holes of golf.
My social media feeds are eclectic by intent. I follow the President and Bernie Sanders. I read posts from fascists and anti-fascists. I visit at times white nationalist message boards. I’ve read what anarchists want to achieve. I’ve made an effort to try and understand what it means to be young, poor and African-American in
So, I have a different take on Charlottesville: I’m disappointed but not disturbed. By way of background, it was really weird to arrive home from Germany, where Nazi symbols and slogans are banned, and read about Charlottesville. It was really weird to see the above video, particularly the interviews at minutes 2:43 and 19:42. And,
We did one more overnight in Munich before flying back on Saturday. That last family dinner after a long week of cycling is something that I try to make special. So, after looking at a bunch of menus online, I decided on an Argentinian steak place called El Gaucho. It is in the “old city”