Monthly Archives: May 2013

Coming to Know a Little Square of Home

Marco Polo imagined answering (or Kublai Khan imagined his answer) that the more one was lost in unfamiliar quarters of distant cities, the more one understood the other cities he had crossed to arrive there; and he retraced the stages … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jazz in Cologne: Nicolas Simion and Martin Lubenov

On the evening of April 18th (with Lyn enjoying the morning of her 51st birthday in Woodland Hills, Utah), I joined Zarko and Anne for their first wedding anniversary celebration (they have been together for twenty-some years). Anne was to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Author Approaches the Houseboat on the Sava

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Afternoon on the Sava

Every country has its rivers, he told me. That long afternoon it was the Sava River in Serbia, just a few hundred yards—several kilometers?—from where the river, more vast than any river in the American West that was his home, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment