"Some background. Back in the '60s, the "real" Smokey the Bear was an animated character featured in public service tv commercials for the US Forest Service; his slogan was "only you can prevent forest fires"; and the…"
"Yes David, all is fine in Dehradun. Some healing (and cementing) has been done in the family. My music instrument is being repaired, polished, and strung with new strings, i feel like being a musician again. And i'll probably go to France in…"
"Roger i am fine and so is the rest of the family, including my wonderful husband. Like you, i need to walk more. We see less of the grand-daughters, so the walks to the river are less frequent... and like you, we have some dog problems (5 puppies!…"
"Yes, funny sutra. He he...The US is a continent! Always amusing this notion that the US is somehow the center of the world (whether for good, or for destruction... or for some remedial action by Mr BEAR which, strikingly, sounds as…"
I am pretty well. Our leaves are also down, we had a 4-6 inch snowfall last Friday that has almost entirely melted. I am adjusting to inclement weather and my dog's latest neurotic tic. He refuses to get out of…"