15th January 20121 A friend of mine came to work one day and announced that she had seen ducks walking along Southern State Parkway. We all laughed, but she looked at us and said "well it's foggy, they couldn't see to fly". Cambridge ducks would have had the same problem this morning. Though I wouldn't … Continue reading Mist, fog and smog…
4th December 2019 Nope. It's not snowing. Yesterday a few flakes fell, amounting to nothing and today, once more is bright and sunny. It's way too warm for this time of year! Last year, at this time, it was very seasonal. My Christmas tree looked so good. Maybe I'm daft, but I love snow. This … Continue reading Too warm!
Clear sky in Cambridge taken just an hour before........ We were supposed to have a wonderful moon rise last night, the last of this year's Super moons. Instead we got this A cat disagreement got me up around midnight and I caught this: Not quite the same. Humbug. But you can't win them all. ... … Continue reading May Moon
As I was scratching my brain for a topic this morning, I received a phone call from a faraway friend and we chatted about other, long-ago friends. One of them was the first person I chanced to work with when I joined British Airways. That first day on the job, I was dispatched to work … Continue reading My friend Larry
Since I mentioned anxiety yesterday, I thought I would write about my experience with it. I've always found some benefit in reading other people's perspectives. When I was still very young, and at boarding school in Cambodia, I prided myself on being strong-minded. I was aware that I had experienced a number of things most … Continue reading Panic
Imagine, if you will, small concrete open-topped bunkers, twelve in all, four feet high, all in a row. They are octagonal in shape, with an entrance at what will be the rear. They are large enough for four people to occupy, standing. About 10 feet away, in front of the bunkers, are 6 pairs of … Continue reading Ticket counter stories
Unit Terminal Building, JFK. That's what the British Airways terminal was known as, in the building stages. I believe it was Terminal 5, initially, but as other terminals were constructed, it became Terminal 7. Personally, I wouldn't have called it a thing of beauty. It was a great solid block of concrete, inside as well … Continue reading UTB JFK