The Peripatetic Traveler

Monthly Archives: January 2016

*sigh* No, I didn’t win. As I write this (late morning, Thursday, Jan 14) three winning tickets have been identified for yesterday’s obscenely large Powerball grand prize of $1.5 billion. Had any of my picks been a winner, it would have been (at least) the fourth. A quarter of that much money is $375 million. Since I would have taken my share in cash (as opposed to the 30-year annuity), they would… Read More

I saw Riverdance a couple of nights ago, at Centennial Hall on the University of Arizona campus. This was my first real exposure to Irish line dancing (second overall, if you count the video to Shania Twain’s “Don’t Be Stupid“), and I was transported to another world. The show was a tad over two hours, including the 20-minute intermission, and It. Had. Everything. The musical selections have an overarching theme to them… Read More

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