Posts Tagged ‘ amsterdam ’

Everlasting Moments, the movie

15th March 2009 | 7 Comments

I saw a wonderful film tonight. It is entitled: “Everlasting Moments.” It is from Sweden, directed by Jan Troell. I guess I should try to explain what the film is about, but I want to say first that it moved me to tears but not because of any sentimental journey, or any great tragedy that [...]

The Red Light District

30th January 2008 | 2 Comments

Red light district Now in case you did not know: Prostitution is legal in Amsterdam. And the use & sale soft drugs are tolerated. Prostitution has existed in Amsterdam as an institution since the city’s beginning in the 13th centruy… It is a port city. The hos of olden days were forced into one area [...]

In the Meantime

28th January 2008 | 2 Comments

I am working on another blog entry about this wondrous trip…but it’s taking me a bit and I’m a bit behind…so take some time to view all of my photos on line from the trip. They aren’t bad!! Follow the link and click on Amsterdam. I’ve uploaded photos from my nite out at “Club off_courso” [...]

Amsterdam: Day Two – Saturday

27th January 2008 | 2 Comments

Woke up at 7AM and wrote until 10AM. Then decided to take advantage of my breakfast buffet served at the Hotel. And off I went, camera, Ipod in hand. I almost died with my computer bag yesterday and so decided to take it easy today. By the way, I have decided today’s Amsterdam theme music [...]

Amsterdam: Day One

27th January 2008 | 2 Comments

And finally, I arrive at Schipol airport in Amsterdam!! I go thru customs with no issue, exchange my US dollars for euros… very sad exchange indded! Then I went outside to get a taxi to the hotel. There was the usual taxi line being moderated by one guy and all was well until a group [...]

More Flight Details

26th January 2008 | 0 Comments

Well, just a couple more tidbits about my feelings in flight, then onto actually being here in one of my favorite cities… “ONE HOUR INTO flight”So yours truly moved away from “Mr let me spread my legs and take over the seat even tho this big bitch is sposed to be next to me” to [...]

Before Take Off

25th January 2008 | 2 Comments

So my darlings… Instead of languishing in business class I am scrunched up in coach (grrr) Bad weather caused a flight cancellation yesterday and the poor unfortunates from last night’s flight got bumped onto mine and one of the dirty paying bastards bumped me out of my business seat… After I drink another wine I’ll [...]

Am I there yet?

25th January 2008 | 2 Comments

Typical diva day. I packed Tuesday night and marveled at how fabulous and on top of things I was. That should have been the first sign that things were gonna go to hell in a hand bag! Then my sweet cousin called to tell me that there was a slight chance that I may not [...]

A Good Night

21st January 2008 | 0 Comments

The wedding was great! It was the crazy assed wedding party that I hoped it would be. The guests were a wonderful mix of baby boomers and young folks, and just real dancing ass soul music lovers. It was joyous. I had the horn section there and we ( Lynne Jordan & the Shivers) were [...]