Monthly Archives: March 2012

Albert Einstein and My Grandfather: Monumental Figures with Relativity


Springtime in Washington means a lot of things.  And one of them is the influx of tourists who come to enjoy the balmy weather and the many attractions unique to the capital.   First, they flock to see the ornamental cherry … Continue reading

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Spring in Washington – with Aunt Dora and Louis J. Halle


All that’s been on my mind this week is the outdoors.  The weather has been gorgeous – sunny and in the low 70s.  It’s springtime in Washington.  At least that’s what the birds, trees and flowers are saying.  Even as … Continue reading

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Exploring Colombia, Part Two: The Caribbean Coast – For the Birds


Colombia and the Caribbean?  Does that sound a bit oxymoronic?  If so, it’s time you look at a map of South America.  If not, I’m here to tell you about some of the wonders of the north of Colombia.  To … Continue reading

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Exploring Colombia, Part One: Bogota and Surroundings


I just got back from Colombia, safe and sound.  I say this right off the bat because the first thought that many North Americans – even you, maybe? – have is that Colombia is not safe.  That may have been … Continue reading

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