Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead

I'm very proud about my new Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead and hope that you will check it out. The book includes interviews with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Phil and Trey Anastasio together,Robert Hunter, Bill Kreutzmann,…

Random Great Wall pics

Our friends Mark and Karen and family, from that last wild Wall trip.. I had to put them up so Mark can easily download... don't ask.

Tibet continued...

What a great coda to our time in China. Tibet was really fabulous. It is a mythical place and yet it did not disappoint. Not to bad to look at, huh?These pictures were taken in a few different places. The ones with the yeks and the blues, blue…

Tibetan Portraits

Few people travel to Tibet in winter, in fear of it being too cold. But the weather was a pleasant surprise. Though t e mornings and evenings were cold – probably about 25-30 degrees – the days were warmed by a strong sun. It was 50-55…

Lhasa Day Three

Well, my camera broke yesterday. Luckily, we had a spare, pocket camera.. until that broke too. I don't know what is going on. Perhaps the altitude? Neither was dropped or anything.. worked and then didn't.Anyhow, I did get a lot of great pictures…

Lhasa Day Three

Well, my camera broke yesterday. Luckily, we had a spare, pocket camera.. until that broke too. I don't know what is going on. Perhaps the altitude? Neither was dropped or anything.. worked and then didn't.Anyhow, I did get a lot of great pictures…

Lhasa Day 2

We made the rounds today. Visited Potala Palace, highest and largest palace in the world in the morning, then the Bokhur Market, filled with pilgrims circling the city and the Jokhur Temple.. the holiest of holy spots for Tibetan Buddhism. In…

Made it to Lhasa

We are in Lhasa, chilling now at the Himalaya Hotel. Lo and behold, they have internet access pathetically, the first thing I did was check if the Steelers won and read up n the game. It is an illness.We basically just pulled in from the airport…

Lhasa, Here we come

B and I go to Lhasa, Tibet tomorrow morning for four days. We will be bcak late Monday night. Kids are staying at different friends. Our last great travel adventure for now. Details to follow, eventually.

This is for Stamper Lumber

No words. But DK, this is for you.

In the Kitchen

Hou ayi shows Jacob how to roll out cookies.I am going to really miss her and not just her fantastic food. She is a great person in addition to being a great cook and wonderful employee. She made us this huge needlepoint as a going-away present.…