I think this is one of my favorite pictures. I was sorting through some old papers this evening, and stumbled across it. In January 2004, Timothy met me in Istanbul and we toured around western Turkey. We traveled mostly by bus and foot, but one day we rented this Tofaş Doğan, a Turkish-licensed version of a Fiat 131.
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!
When life gives you coca, … well, never mind.
Recently whoamtoblowagainstthewind [whew!] posted about a creative idea by a Peruvian presidential candidate. It’s not his fault that his country’s most valuable resource is coca.
Now the recently elected president of Bolivia just gifted our Secretary of State a beautiful coca-inlaid guitar.
Will she have any trouble clearing customs?
Saturday afternoon the three of us took our first family motorcycle ride.
We left Panorama City, and took Little Tujunga Canyon Road up into the Angeles National Forest, and then came down through Placerita Canyon. We took the old Sierra Highway parallel to the 14, and then The Old Road parallel to the 5, then over Balboa pass, and back home on Sepulveda Blvd, avoiding the interstates the whole way.