Monthly Archives: May 2013

TV Series: Star Trek Enterprise S02 – T’Pol’s alliances shift and Archer proves his mettle


Season 2 of Star Trek Enterprise was as good or better than S01. It was pretty action packed where some of the new villains from S01 like the time-travelling lizard-like Suliban are back and loads of new species are discovered. … Continue reading

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Being Dad: London and Legoland, a very British weekend


Last weekend, we took the kids to London with the ultimate goal of heading up to Legoland in Windsor. We found that the Premier Inn next to King’s Cross was conveniently close to the Eurostar station and both clean and … Continue reading

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TV Series: Archer S01-S04 – Californication meets The Americans


I discover lots of stuff from podcasts these days. I listened to one from afterbuzz.tv about The Americans and one of the writers was asked what his favorite shows were. I checked them out, Girls and Archer. I am still … Continue reading

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Paris Burger Wars Part 5: PNY (Paris New York) – great ambiance, OK burger


In my continuing investigation of the hot Parisian Burger scene, I tried the relatively new entry, PNY down at 50, rue Faubourg St Denis. It is a cozy place (about twice the size of Big Fernand and I think it … Continue reading

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TV Series: Breaking Bad Redux – A look back to the end of S03E12 and E13 – Half Measures and Full Measure


 I am so excited about the final eight episodes of Breaking Bad S05 that will air starting this August that I am watching with relish each of the episodes once again. I am up to the end of Season 3 … Continue reading

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TV Series: House of Cards (2013) – I hope real politicians aren’t as evil as Kevin Spacey’s portrayal


I heard about this year’s other new show (after The Americans) House of Cards from a few different people before I finally got around to watching it. And then I was captivated and hooked! It is a fantastic, riveting show … Continue reading

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New Orleans and Jazz Fest 2013: A Chronicle


It has been 20 years since I cast my shadow on the hallowed fairgrounds where the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is held every year. Back in the early 90s, I went to the festival three times and held … Continue reading

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