Category Archives: travel

The Lust for Power

Well folks, Donald Trump rolls on toward obtaining the nomination of the party of Lincoln while his two main rivals Cruz and Rubio continue to split the Trump opposition between them. Now I consider Rubio, our junior Senator from Florida … Continue reading

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Toritto at the Hotel Torino – 1965

Welcome to the Hotel Torino! No not in Turin. In Eritrea. First you need some background on how geeky Toritto wound up in Eritrea in 1964. No surprise. We had troops there. We have troops everywhere. One Spring day while … Continue reading

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Toritto at the Western Wall

So it’s the middle to late 1980s and Toritto with the eleven letter Italian surname ending in a vowel is appointed by the company to the Board of Directors of Israel’s largest leasing company.  It was a wholly owned subsidiary.  … Continue reading

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Toritto in Milan

Piazza del Duomo, Milan.  The entrance to the Galleria is through the arch on the left.   The statue is of Vittorio Emanuele II. So it’s June 1994 and yours truly is in Milan in a serviced apartment (kitchen, living room and bedroom) a … Continue reading

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Toritto in Venice – 1975

It’s January 1975 and thirty something Toritto is going on a business trip for the Great American Travel Company. To Venice. Italy. Tough duty but someone has to do it. Actually the company’s “Venice” office is in Mestre, a bit of an … Continue reading

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Torrito at the Pyramids – A Bucket List Item

Toritto in Cairo – January 1995  So its 1995 and I’m on assignment in Cairo for the Great American Travel Company – for the second time in 4 months. Last time I was here I made the “mistake” of making a number of … Continue reading

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