#SolarEclipse2017 ~ an indirect experience off the beaten path of totality

OK, we’re now here on the other side of the US 2017 Solar Eclipse that cut a swath of midday twilight across the country. I’m reminded of the line(s)/concept in the movie “Ladyhawke” when the drunk monk said that an otherwise lifelong curse could be broken during “a night without a day and a day … More #SolarEclipse2017 ~ an indirect experience off the beaten path of totality

San Antonio has drug cartel activity…but covers it up

We hadn’t been here long.  (Maybe a year?  A year and a half?  It was less than 2 years, because we were still in the old neighborhood–that much I know.) My partner went walking amongst the houses a few blocks from our “apartment row”.  While he was gone, I heard sirens.  Lots of them.  Waves … More San Antonio has drug cartel activity…but covers it up

Here we go again…

We’ve lived at our current apartment complex for what will soon be 5 and a half years.  It’s a middle-of-the-road kind of place, the kind of place that older upper-middle-class people would choose to move to when they got tired of doing their own lawn work and other maintenance.  There are also a few graduate … More Here we go again…

Waking the ghost 

The San Antonio Mission Trail is one of those no-brainer must-dos on every Texan’s Bucket List.  The Alamo is just the head of an entire trail that includes 4 other Missions. I didn’t end up embarking on such a trail until I had long since reached adulthood.  We got our start a little too late … More Waking the ghost