Workout Gear – Does it Make Difference?

A couple years ago I threw out the sneakers, er…shoes in which I ran the Boston Marathon decades ago. I wish I kept them, because my memory of the soles grows thinner. I am certain ... Continue Reading →

Steve Earle – On Tour With “So You Wannabe An Outlaw”

Steve Earle has seen more ups and downs than most contemporary musicians. On tour in support of his latest album So You Wannabe An Outlaw he recently came through town and put on ... Continue Reading →

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences – Sterling Accommodations, Location and History in London

The prestigious address of 116 Picadilly has seen its share of elegance over the decades. In the case of British history, of course, history is measured in centuries. Charles Dickens ... Continue Reading →

Is a Single Wheel the Answer to Electric Mobility? The First Example is Onewheel

I have covered a variety of electric vehicles, from four wheel sports cars to various two wheel bicycles. I recently tried a couple very different single wheel solutions, each of ... Continue Reading →

John Mayer Extends Beyond His Years

Like many parents of a certain age, I am increasingly delighted by the new artists my kids are helping me discover. John Mayer falls easily into that bucket; my daughter four years ... Continue Reading →

Dunkirk – Christopher Nolan Tells the Impossible World War 2 Story

For many Americans, the story of Dunkirk is a dim chapter from WW2. That is likely because it preceded America’s entry to the war, which occurred six months later. To most Europeans, ... Continue Reading →

Jack Johnson and Jamtown Deliver at Hollywood Bowl

With five guitarists spread across the front line, Jamtown was rivaled only by Eagles the night before at Dodger Stadium who sported six guitarists. The older demo appreciated the swirling ... Continue Reading →

Mediterranean Splendor and La Jolla Luxury Meet at La Valencia Hotel

La Jolla has always been the jewel of southernmost California. In fact, that was the Spanish name given by 19th century explorers. The landmark hotel of La Jolla is La Valencia (whose ... Continue Reading →