Look At This “Stairway To Heaven” Fireworks Display! Last week we celebrated the 4th of July with tons of fireworks all across the US. While this is two years old, I’ve never seen a fireworks display like this one –… Read More ›
Adventures In Russia – “Midnight In Siberia” By Train! A Terrific Memoir! How Russian Culture Feels About The US!
Time To Head To Siberia – by The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! I love travel books, especially when they delve into the real lives of the people who live in the country being visited. In this case, a terrific book hears… Read More ›
A Man Walking His Duck! A Man Being Walked Like A Dog Through Tokyo! A Turtle In A Vineyard! Funny Animal Pics From Around The World!
I Love Animals Of All Kinds! And I love butterflies, so when I got this shot of one visiting my backyard, it reminded me of some other “animal” pictures I had taken. Like recently, when I was in San Francisco… Read More ›
Time To Welcome Mark Wahlberg To Chicago – With My Bacon-And-Egg iPhone! Here’s a quick story about my celebrity encounter with Mark Wahlberg – sitting on the terrace overlooking Chicago’s river! First, the picture above is the Chicago river from… Read More ›
Michael Chiarello’s Inventive Burgers On “Platform 8”! A “Nitro” Ice Cream Lab! Chef Chiarello’s Napa Valley Burger Joint Review!
Time To Bite Down On Platform 8! As many of you know, I am a “Burger Aficionado” – and whenever a new “burger bar” opens up, I will be there to give it a try…and that opportunity presented itself in… Read More ›
Wine Is Life! 8 Delicious Reasons To Counter A Report That Downplays The Health Benefits Of Vino! Hall & Oates Sing “IntraVino!”
Wine Reduces Your Lifespan? Take It Back! My wife Alex forwarded me a study that says that one extra glass of wine every day will cut your lifespan by 30 minutes – for each one! Well, I decided NOT to… Read More ›
“Ramen Noodle” Vending Machines Are Here! While you can get ramen from vending machines all over Asia and Japan, this innovative technology is now here in the US! The great food website Tastingtable.com has the story. As they report: Three… Read More ›