Monthly Archives: November 2009


This week has brought some memories to mind that I hadn’t thought of for a long time. Yesterday was Veterans Day. The memory that provoked was of my first trip to Australia. A friend took me to the Royal Botanical … Continue reading

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Good Customer Service

Sunday I stopped at the Borders store on my way home from church. I had $5 in Borders Bucks and a coupon for 50% off a second item. I had seen an item that I thought might be a good … Continue reading

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Quick Trip to England and France

Last night I made a quick trip to England and France through the film shown at the monthly travelogue at a local university. It centered on the English Channel which in French is called Le Manche which translates as “the … Continue reading

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Old-Time Radio Shows

The Senior Seminar this week was about Old-Time Radio Shows. The lecturer was the same man who has done the programs on ragtime and jazz. He must have an enormous collection of CDs and DVDs of these musical programs and … Continue reading

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A Splashing Good Time At Symphony

Saturday night I attended the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra concert. The program had a Chinese flavor to it in preparation for the orchestra playing at a Chinese festival in New York this week. The second number was “Water Concerto for … Continue reading

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