Archive for June, 2008

A Quick Trip to “Hotlanta”

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

June 8-10 We usually only talk about exotic travel to distant places, but intra-US travel can be interesting too. Driving down to Atlanta, Georgia from Chapel Hill on Sunday for the annual conference of the American Advertising Federation, we just wanted the quickest way, which is the Interstate. There wasn’t a lot of traffic, so […]

Back to Beijing 5

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

January 6-7, 2008 We came “home” to the Lee Garden late at night and found that the big Christmas tree in the lobby had already been taken down and the poinsettia plants that had lined the halls had vanished. Sniff! We spent most of the next day packing – it’s amazing how much your luggage […]

Sojourn in Hong Kong

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

January 2-5, 2008 Flying into Hong Kong is not the adventure it was when Sylv was last here – 44 years ago! She used to come here regularly as a Pan Am stewardess until she grounded herself by marrying me. (In those days, stewardesses couldn’t be married. Nor could they be fat and sloppy, for […]