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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…

China holding up the U.S. Economy?

This is the first few paragraphs of the latest China story Becky ushered onto Page One. I thought it was well worth reading. If anyone wants to see the whole thing, let me know and I will forward you a link.China's Reserves Near Milestone,Underscoring…

Jamming in memory of Danny Pearl

Last Saturday night was Daniel Pearl World Music Day, honoring the late, great WSJ journalist. He was apparently a great guy and great musician and on or around his birthday, the world celebrates with special performances in clubs all across…

Last week's column

Finding Hidden TreasuresWith Visiting ParentsOctober 12, 2006 11:30 p.m.Because China is undeniably hot, living here means receiving a constant stream of visitors, ranging from colleagues to best friends and everything in between. They come…

It's My Cousins' Really Cute Kid Day

This is Ashley Dallos, daughter of my cousin Andy Dallos and his wife Laurie. I'm not quite sure what is happening here, but she is adorable. They should bring her to China and let her be a princess.Halloween preview of Rachel and Julia Cohen,…

Shangri-La -- All pictures in video form

Trip was great. I was inspired. I think this is my video masterpiece thus far.I put all the Shangri La pictures in there instead of posting them individually.

Naxi Village video UPDATED.. Look again if you already saw

Horseback riding in Yuhu, Naxi village outside of Lijiang, China. Yunnan Province. Music by Los Lobos.

Lijiang Pictures

Okay, Here we go... there's going to be a lot of pictures coming. this is only leg one. Shangri La to come soon.Jacob loved the ubiquitous rice noodles... about 80 cents for a huge bowl at little old town joints.Lijiang is an ancient city with…

Quickie update

Back from a great great trip. Folks left this morning and we are battling vacation hangovers to go along with mising them and wicked colds or worse (all of us except Eli, the Everready bunny of kids).I took hundreds of pictures in Lijiang and…

Leaving in the morning

We are heading out for Lijiang and Shangri La in Yunnan Province tomorrow morning. Won't be back until Sunday so these rapid posts will slow down big time. I wrote a nice story about our hike but didn;t have time to finish it and we are being…

Wild Great Wall hike in Hebei Province

We went somewhere very remote and very beautiful.. Suzi and Dixie loved it after surviving their heart failure caused by the dirt road we took.... Here is what it looked like.. music by The Allman Brothers Band: "Little Martha"Full text of this…