June 9, 2011

Bali 8–The Funeral

Big Ketut asks, “Do you want to go to a funeral?” Executing a suave backflip, I admit “I wouldn’t mind.” “Important Brahmin funeral” he said, “Big […]
June 4, 2011

Bali 7–Ubud Redux

Hooray! We’re back in Ubud, our home sweet home, where we plan to stay for the remainder of our vacation. We are welcomed home by a […]
May 27, 2011

Bali 6–A Respite in Ahmed

We were so exhausted from all the relaxation on the Gili Islands that, before returning to Ubud, we decided to go over to Ahmed on the […]
May 26, 2011

Bali 5–Eeny Miny Gili Meno

Have you ever wanted to get out of LA, leaving La Cienega Boulevard far behind? Have you ever wanted to disappear onto a tiny sun-drenched island in the […]
May 21, 2011

Bali 4–Silly Gili

The Gili Islands are not part of Bali.  The three small islands are just a mile or two off the coast of Lombok, another large island […]
May 18, 2011

Bali 3–Welcome to Gili Tee

CJ believes that any real vacation must include blue water, white sand beaches, and palm trees, so off we go to the Gili Islands, three microscopic specks off […]
May 17, 2011

California Foreclosure Update

(compiled from Foreclosure Radar, May 17, 2011) Foreclosure filings in California fell to lows not seen since the fall of 2008. Notice of Default filings were […]
May 15, 2011

Bali 2–Family Guest

Ubud, the spiritual and artistic capital of Bali.  Ubud the Sweet.  Ubud the Cool. Thanks to the Goddesses and Gods (especially you, Ganesh!) that we are in […]
May 11, 2011

Bali 1–Let’s Go to Bali

Everybody needs a vacation, right? Why don’t we head south of the Equator, way down in the tropics, to beautiful Bali? If you scrounge around on internet […]