Category Archives: My life

What TV programs did you watch as a kid

What television programs did you watch when you were growing up? My Story Worth for this week. The ubiquity of television We were lucky to have two televisions when I was growing up, and one of them lodged in my … Continue reading

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Running, being and artery disease

Running was a big part of my life.  I ran for the usual reason like fitness & weight control, but I mostly ran for what I can only call spiritual reasons.  Running was how I felt in touch with myself … Continue reading

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What are some of your special talents

What are some of your special talents? Story worth There is an old saying that if you really want to flatter somebody, tell them exactly what they think of themselves.  Since this a self-assessment, please take that into account. First … Continue reading

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Growing up in Milwaukee

Some stream of consciousness thoughts about growing up in Milwaukee. We were poor by today’s standards, although the comparison is unfair. Everybody was poor in the past, since progress and innovation has made once scarce luxuries into common necessities. Of … Continue reading

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Granada

They say that the Alhambra is the must see attraction in Granada. But only so many people can go in each day. Tickets sell out. That is why I signed us up for the three hour tour in advance. Chrissy … Continue reading

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City life

Walking around Seville made me think about what makes some cities more walkable, pleasant and livable than others. Seville is certainly one of the most pleasant cities I have ever seen. I could see lots of the characteristics of a … Continue reading

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All the world will be in love with night

All the world will be in love with night and pay no worship to the garish sun. We are in Cordoba today and the city comes to life after dark, same as I wrote about Seville. My first four pictures … Continue reading

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Layers

Many churches in southern Spain were once mosques, that were once churches that were once Roman temples. History is layered here. I think it is useful to think of a kind of time line to show the really long years … Continue reading

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Eating late

It gets hot in Seville and so people have adapted by doing more in the morning and at night. It was not that hot today, but the night was still very wonderfully pleasant. Spaniards eat their evening meal very late. … Continue reading

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Jet lag

Tired from jet lag and a full day. Will write more tomorrow. For now, I will note the Seville is a delightful city, certainly one of the most pleasant I have ever seen. Evidently, it was the set for many … Continue reading

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