Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

Dante wrote of an epic journey to the underworld, telling of the nine circles depicting the great suffering located in the center of earth — but living in the 14th century didn’t allow Dante a glimpse into the world of airline travel – so, I’m going to take today to complete his ultimate circle of true anguish and misery.  Agony: thy name is an airline company that if you were dyslexic you might associate with shoelaces that require tying. This […]

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Car Tunes and Talk.

There is something about a car that allows for the best conversations.  Perhaps it’s being in a confined space, where the forced intimacy draws people closer together or the fact that indirect eye-contact makes it easier to be brave with topics or statements.  Or, maybe it’s just the lack of decent ventilation and all that re-circulated stale air that breaks down a person's defenses.  No matter.  I truly enjoy time spent in a car chatting with someone.   A couple of […]

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