Jakarta

Thanks to an early escape for the Memorial Day weekend, I can finally get this posted. Back in January when my boss first became aware of a potential issue with our Indonesia office,  I was immediately enthused.  I mean, who doesn’t want to travel to places like Bali for its sun kissed beaches and elegant … More Jakarta

Magical Evening

I have a “travel” post in my draft folder and will get it posted in the next day or so.  I would much rather write about the magical evening MrsL and I had last night.  It was almost worthy of a Disney movie…well maybe an X rated Disney movie if those things exist. After 24 … More Magical Evening

A Different World

I have traveled to many places. I have seen both the good and bad of travel. Being in Jakarta is, in a word, different. The blur between cultures is everywhere. I am staying in a hotel that was the location of a terrorist attack in 2009. Having the vehicle you are traveling in go through … More A Different World

More reminders

I am so glad me and MrsL talked things through Friday during our drive to and from 21’s school.  Yesterday was a brilliant day, even with 21 here, and last night was a staggering reminder of who is in control. Sunday mornings around here are rather slow moving lazy affairs for all.  On most Sundays, … More More reminders

Just A Reminder

Friday night after a 6 hour round trip in the car together to go get 21 moved out of his dorm, MrsL came to bed with a reminder for both of us who was in charge. Since it was Cinco de Mayo and we hadn’t planned on dinner we opted to go to our favorite … More Just A Reminder

Job interview 

Well, having a parent that knows and understands corporate America was benefits. The company 26 was applying for is, if his experience is any indication, violating about half a dozen federal laws related to hiring. I guided him through what to say and who to speak with and…he has an interview today at 9 am. … More Job interview