I’ve never been to Asia before. One’s first trip to the other side of the world can be pretty disorienting (no pun intended), but Hong Kong is a nice way to stick your toe in the water: so many people speak English, though our local guide says the younger someone is, the less likely they speak it very well. Too bad!
Almost, at least: we leave Friday, but I wanted to get the itinerary posted for those of you who want to follow along.
The silly concept of “Zero Tolerance” may have started in American schools, but it certainly did not end there. It not only has spread to schools in other countries, what’s the expected result when all those schoolchildren get out of school, and into the Real World?
It’s been 27(!) years since I was in England, but I vowed “I shall return” and I’ll be wading ashore in mid October.
Some weeks after terrorists turned several of our airliners into guided missiles, I flew — and got to experience our greatly “improved” security. My experiences were recorded here earlier.
Exactly six weeks after terrorists turned several of our airliners into guided missiles, I flew again.
The True offices will be closed October 8-23 while I take a trip. This is True will still be coming out, so don’t worry about getting your fix!
I was chuffed (as one of my Australian subscribers would put it) this weekend to meet another early online publisher, Cathie Walker, formerly the Head Honcho of the Centre for the Easily Amused web site (later SillyBuddies.com), who was in Denver briefly on business from her home in Canada.
Before the snows return, I thought it was time to take a few days off and see some more of this incredible state. I turned off my computer last Tuesday and drove down to the southwest part of Colorado to see some places I had heard about.