Archive for October, 2017

Louder Than a Freight Train (2017-10-11)

In younger days, I seemed oblivious to jet lag. I simply stayed awake while traveling and then would go to bed at night in my new place, sleep through the night, and wake up the next morning on a new schedule. Now … not so much. Of course, back then I was also oblivious to […]

A Little Cheese, A Little Whine (2017-10-10)

AMSTERDAM TO NAIROBI In my 3-hour layover at Amsterdam, I met a fascinating young man, Emmanuel. He is a Kenyan marathoner returning from Chicago, where he had competed. He was quite modest, so it was hard to pin him down on just how good he is, but he’s good enough to be sponsored by his […]

You’re So Sweet … (2017-10-10)

ATLANTA TO AMSTERDAM Though she is producing her magazine, Debi was good enough to take me to ATL, and David was good enough to ride along for good company. I meant to arrive at ATL 3 hours early for my international flight, but ended up losing an hour. Then I had to repack my two […]