So You Think Finland Can Dance

Do not ask why I was searching for “Finnish Tango” on YouTube in the middle of the day. Just enjoy this video about the hairstyles and leisure activities of the mid-eighties in Finland, and appreciate this quote from the intro: “. . .A country where gloom is pervasive. Melancholy, sorrow and shyness abound. All this, … Read more

Watch Out For Frogs*

When we last spoke** I mentioned that I was back from Vegas, and then vanished again. Not, as you might imagine, to sleep off the hangover, but to head up the coast for a relaxing long weekend in Bodega Bay, a place with no showgirls at all. It was a lovely trip that was exciting … Read more