Category Archives: Activities


Bikes are heavy. They fall over. Here’s how to get one up.

Rogue Wave

Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore. Lord Byron

Diego Garcia

Diego Garcia was mentioned by several news agencies in the case of the missing Malaysia Air flight. No one in the USA knows Diego Garcia, unless he’s a family member, then again most Americans can’t find Washington DC on a map without the help of a GPS. Diego Garcia in the Chagos Archipelago was a […]

Son Of God

From this still from the movie SONG OF GOD I assumed Jesus of Nazareth was waterboarded in the River Jordan by his cousin Yoḥanan ha-mmaṭbil or John The baptist. A friend in Miami suggested that everyone see this film about the Messiah. It’s cold in New York. Miami is 73 this evening. I told Mario, […]

Polar Vortex

In 1978 a historic blizzard blasted the East Coast. Boston was buried underneath three feet of snow. New York had two feet. Buffalo ceased to be a place of human habitation. We survived that storm. The snow melted in the Spring and flowers bloomed in May. No one is thinning about roses in America or […]