I Made Clauda “Lol”

Drove up to London yesterday and will be driving back to Wiltshire later. It will be a busy non-writing day overall. It’s shaping up as the sort of one I’m always of seriously two minds about, because a non-writing day is, fundamentally, a non-productive day in any novelist’s life.

Free Stock Photo: A cup of coffee with a stack of books.
Free Stock Photo: A cup of coffee with a stack of books.

But if you drop by regularly, you know I like if at all possible to find a few moments to post something every day. I like this site to be “alive,” and, as you also may know, sort of like a “daily journal”. In that sense, I feel this is worth sharing.

My post yesterday pointing out polar opposite positions – that the U.S. State Department urges Americans in the strongest possible terms NOT to set even a foot anywhere in Lebanon because it’s too dangerous, while American traveling chef Anthony Bourdain recently visited Beirut for CNN and urges “EVERYONE” to go there….

Screen capture of Twitter.
Screen capture of Twitter.

….drew good-natured Twitter laughter from Clauda Tanios, of Beirut’s Annahar newspaper:

Screen capture of Twitter.
Screen capture of Twitter.

Have a good Thursday, wherever you are in the world.

And if you happen to be partying, I’m sure you’re enjoying yourself. You probably don’t need my encouragement. 🙂

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Author: “Conventions: The Garden At Paris,” “Passports,” “Frontiers,” and “Distances.” British Airways frequent flier. Lover of the Catskill Mountains...and the 1700s. New novel of 1797-1805, "Tomorrow The Grace," due out in 2019.

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