Author: Ken

Fall TV 2017 Roundup

As I said in my post about Premiere Monday, I didn’t expect to get around to blogging the whole premiere week. Yet, I think I should go ahead and leave my brief thoughts on...

Tax Reform Is Falling Apart

It is not surprising me at all that the spineless wheenies in Congress, who already unveiled a (mostly) spineless tax “reform” that is really just a giant tax cut for people who don’t need...

Hurricane Irma

The plan was simple: go to north Florida in September to witness my brother get married and visit with other members of the family. But Irma, a hurricane, had other plans. Irma was already...

TV Premiere Monday: Fall 2017

I am not going to be overly ambitious with my commentary on TV shows this fall season, just because I have other things I need to be doing. But here is my take on...

UK 2017: Scotland & the North Sea

This is the finale in my series on my trip to the UK in July 2017. Edinburgh – first impressions: Old, hilly and mountainous, and double-decker. Tons of buildings were built literally on top...

UK 2017: Grasmere, Hadrian’s Wall, and Langley

The next leg of our trip took us through the Welsh and English countryside, by some lakes, and into the North country. The M6: After I finally dragged Ann away from Tinturn Abbey, we...

UK 2017: Cheddar Gorge & Caerphilly

This is the third part in a series about my second trip to the UK. After six days in London, we rented a car and hit the motorways with the goal of seeing as...

UK 2017: Castles, Cambridge, and Chesham

This is a summary of the second half of our stay in London in July 2017. In each of the three days, we actually did not spend much time in the city proper. Sunday:...