Monthly Archives: June 2018


Jun

20

2018
This is Madness

This is Madness

Many of you who read this blog do not live in a border state. I am writing this sitting in my comfortable Mexican home 65 miles south of the US border. I thought you’d might like to know how I see it down here. As I drove home yesterday from Phoenix I was curious to see if there would be a change in the attitude...

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Jun

15

2018
Bombay at 2AM

Bombay at 2AM

I stepped through the doors at Mumbai International Airport at two in the morning after nearly 20 hours of grueling travel that took me to Denver and Frankfurt before touching down in the business capital of the Indian Subcontinent. The first thing I noticed when I got off the plane was the airport just wasn’t….done. Next to my baggage claim was a half constructed conveyor...

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Jun

12

2018
Havana Ohhh Na Na

Havana Ohhh Na Na

For many of us, the last few days have been a little numb as we’ve absorbed the news of Tony Bourdain’s suicide in France. I spent some time this weekend catching up on old No Reservations episodes. You should go back and watch a few. You’ll be saddened by how often he talked of his premature death by his own hand. I counted at least...

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Jun

08

2018
Medium Raw

Medium Raw

This is not the post I’d thought be making for my return to the blog after a month’s hiatus. As I do every morning, I rolled over to pick my buzzing phone off the nightstand and immediately started clearing through the 50 or so junk emails that seem to come in every night regardless of my continued efforts to unsubscribe from them. Then I switched...

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