Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Big Game . . . and Stuff Preceding

October 8 [The Salty Dogs at Carlos Creek Winery.  The inside edition is indicative of the change of seasons.] October 9 [The Kiehnes were in town from Austin, Texas.  The European tour group of last spring reunited in Ashby for … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 15(II))

May 2 ~ Koblenz [As Facebooked:  Koblenz, pop. 107,000, at the confluence of the Rhine and Mosel Rivers. In fact, Koblenz means confluence in Latin, as it was a city founded by the Romans 2,000 years ago. Accordingly, we made … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 15)

May 2 ~  Main and Rhine River cruise [A plane, a bridge, some water – we are about to get under way on the Main River, cruising all morning into the Rhine until we arrive in Koblenz.] [Apparently contrails were … Continue reading

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Homecoming 2016 (Part deux)

September 1 ~ The game By order, summer lingers through September In Alexandria. Alexandria! Alexandria! I know it sounds a bit bizarre, But in Alexandria, Alexandria That’s how conditions are. The rain may never fall till after sundown. By eight, … Continue reading

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