Monthly Archives: August 2018

Peter Steiner

Did I ever show you this? I met Peter Steiner back around 1982. He was a New Yorker cartoonist for years until he retired about twelve years ago. He bought a house up in the boondocks of Connecticut. When I … Continue reading

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My new girlfriend is so ugly…

I had to put a bag over her head. By the way, the archives in Ohio have finally shipped those original strips. I’ll contact you when they arrive. If you look at Yesterday’s Comments, Chris M asked if there were … Continue reading

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One Last Note on Cuba

Havana seems to me to be a very sad place. I believe that the people there don’t understand because the vast majority of them were born after the revolution. I feel  sorry for them. They seem to be very friendly … Continue reading

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Che

Remember when I said that Mozart was the Elvis of Austria? Che Guevera is the Elvis of Cuba. His picture is everywhere. I even bought Loinfruit a Che shirt. ¡Caramba! Che is all over the place. This is the back … Continue reading

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Hotel Nacional

This is the classy old hotel in Havana. It’s had lots of famous guests. The latest was Caesar Chavez. There’s a big portrait of him in the lounge. There are also several big pictures of former guests from years past: … Continue reading

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More Havana

I believe that the poor people in Cuba really suffer. The overwhelming majority have no recollection of what it was like before the revolution. Batista was a crook, no doubt, but I don’t know if the  people are better off … Continue reading

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The Port of Havana

You can see why the Spanish established Havana where they did. The bay is protected by a narrow channel which was easily defended by forts on either side of the inlet. Here are some snaps of the harbor area:   … Continue reading

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Is It True What They Say About the Cars in Cuba?

Yes. I’m guessing that about 40% of the cars in Havana are vintage American cars from the 50’s. There were six of us traveling together. We hired two cars, A 56 Chevy and a 57 Chevy. Beautiful cars wherever you … Continue reading

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I’m Back

It’s Monday, and I need a day to rest up. I’ll show you some photos of Havana tomorrow.   Here’s yesterday’s Sunday…     Quite a while back Steve B asked me to post a son-in-law tossing week. Here you … Continue reading

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Cuba

  I’m going to Cuba tomorrow. I’ll be back on Monday. I may not be able to post till I get back, so here is the rest of the Arnold the Geek story. I’ll do next Sunday’s post when I … Continue reading

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