Sunday, April 23, 2017

the war in Laos in the 60s and 70s

A colleague from my Oracle days once told me to remember that corporations have no gratitude.

A Great Place to Have a War shows that neither do countries.  The Hmong surely know this.

I did not know that more tonnage of bombs was dropped on Laos than on all Axis nations in World War II and that the clandestine war there was the birthplace of today's CIA approach.

A worthwhile book - read it

Saturday, April 22, 2017

music for West Coast Swing dancing

for those curious minds who want to know what music we dance West Coast Swing to... (not the same as Lindy Hop):