I picked up my Nuevo Sol currency for my trip to Peru with my mom. We leave in three weeks. As luck would have it some of the extra things I ordered including a rain poncho and rubber tips for my hiking poles also arrived today. It’s getting close now!
For some reason I’ve always had an affection for the French language and French culture. When I entered middle school there was no doubt in my mind that I would take French instead of Spanish. Looking back I recognize what my parents and sister told me. Spanish would have been more useful in my day … More The Eiffell Tower
On my two previous trips to Boise I was left wondering why anybody would live there. I lacked the excitement of a larger city and the beauty of other mountains. Although it’s still not a place for me the sights I saw on this trip made me appreciate why people would want to live in … More Various Sights of the Boise Area
This weekend my husband and I went to see the movie “Belle”. Although I do want to see latest “X-Men” film it has been a long time since I braved the crowds to see a summer blockbuster on opening weekend. Instead we decided to see this small but excellent historical film. If you aren’t familiar … More Belle
Last weekend I went to visit my father and stepfamily in Boise, Idaho. This was my third trip up there. It could easily go without saying that compared to Los Angeles Boise is a little baby city. Their downtown area is the only part of actually seems like a real city and even that feels … More A little bit of European culture in…Boise?
I was not at home when the latest episode of “Game of Thrones” aired on Sunday night. I was visiting my father and stepmother is Boise, Idaho. I was worried I would not be able to watch the episode that night but luckily they do have HBO. I was presented with the challenge of trying … More Game of Thrones…Season 4…Episode 7
After a day of delays I’m glad to be home. I was reminded this weekend of why I haven’t flown United in over four years.
Five weeks from tomorrow Ill be back at the airport except Ill be going to Peru instead of Idaho!
Last Saturday my husband and I continued our project of viewing Downtown Los Angeles through the eyes of a tourist. Having already explored the arts district we next set our sights on the Broadway Theatre District, home to the largest surviving group of old style movie palaces in the country. Once again we began our … More The Broadway Theatre District of Downtown Los Angeles
Unlike most TV shows “Game of Thrones” does not show its entire cast each week in the opening credits. The cast is just too large for that. Last night I saw that there was no Maisie Williams, which of course meant that there wasn’t going to be any Arya. That made me sad. I love … More Game of Thrones…Season 4…Episode 6