Author Archives: jlcommeree

This blog is closing down

This probably won’t create much stir. I don’t use my WordPress blog much anymore – at least not enough to justify the annual charge – especially since there is Facebook. I have kept my domain and hope to have … Continue reading

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Last summer’s hike in Slovenia

The 2018 Distant Journeys catalog of guided international hiking trips arrived a few days ago and, lo and behold, the photo adorning the Julian Alps trip offering was of our group on the July hike last year. This photo happened … Continue reading

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Who knows where the time goes?

How I love my city! What a gorgeous, vibrant town Seattle is. The views from the top of The Needle, especially of The Mountain, The Sound, and Olympics, with the changing of the seasons and the pensive music, bring a … Continue reading

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Pouring today

Rain is not the only thing pouring in our neighborhood today. There is a house under construction across the street and the foundation is finally being poured. The original house sat empty for over a year as its condition continued … Continue reading

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Meet Trump for Breakfast and chew the fat?

The (not my) President is SO nice. He is giving folks the chance to be flown New York to meet him for breakfast and tell him how great you think he’s been doing. He doesn’t trust the media (good thing … Continue reading

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Hilarious… but Sad.

Wow. Trump slowed down really does sound like a drunk ranting… — Jack Slater (@Jack_Slater) February 21, 2017

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The Staves begin their US tour at the Tractor

Kathy and I have been fans of The Staves for several years – three sisters from Watford, UK now residing in Wisconsin. We saw them at the Triple Door when they first appeared in Seattle on June 16th 2013. Last … Continue reading

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From the NEW American Songbook

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“It’s funny ’cause it’s treason.”

Tonight! Stephen's got the scoop on National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, the first to quit Trump's fledgeling administration. #LSSC — The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) February 15, 2017

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Ohhh… we are so screwed.

Some more substantive tweets from inside the White House With Priebus mostly boxed out, planning chatter for Iran sanctions taking reckless tone, with panic giving way to desperation, hopelessness. — Rogue POTUS Staff (@RoguePOTUSStaff) February 2, 2017 Iran strategy talk … Continue reading

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