Author: princess teri

Peter Luger (Brooklyn)

Waiter: “Well done,” he says dubiously. A little louder: “Well done.” “Yes.” I say to the waiter. “Well done.” I try a different angle. “We have a bit of a dilemma, I want it well done and he wants it medium.” “Well why don’t you get a steak for 2, medium, and a single steak well done?” “We’ll think about...

Google, Alexa And Siri Warning: Millions At Risk From Nasty New Scam Calls

https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2019/08/18/nasty-new-scam-alert-for-anyone-using-google-alexa-or-siri-to-make-calls/#5eb539505e65 “The Better Business Bureau warns that even seemingly legitimate, familiar businesses can be drawn into this voice assistant scam. “You need the phone number for a company, so you ask your home’s smart device to find and dial it for you. But when the company’s ‘representative’ answers— it turns out the ‘representative’ isn’t from the company at all.” If...

You must see Hadestown

Winner of the 2019 Tony for Best Musical. This is what musical theater is all about. Acting (amazing acting), singing (amazing singing) and music to tell an ancient tale. Not a gimmick nor a remake. Andre de Shields has the audience in the palm of his hand before he crosses the stage for the first time. https://theweek.com/articles/845698/hadestown-best-broadway-musical-recent-memory

The Mustang

And then after you watch the horsey movies in my last post, you’ve gotta see The Mustang. Powerful performances.

Delta Sky Lounge blues

I haven’t posted in a while since the WordPress app started refusing to upload my pictures. But with no real alternative I have to make do with the (broken) tools I have and press on. On my way to NYC to meet with Mr A and Ms S for our annual Broadway trip. This year it’s Book of Mormon and...

Ghost Tower, Bangkok

This is just down the street from our hotel. I’m not so interested in climbing 49 flights of stairs then operating without a railing. You might be different….https://expertvagabond.com/abandoned-skyscraper-bangkok/

Breakfast Republic (Del Sur)

Pancakes – 9 out of 10 says Ms S Breakfast Burrito – 6/10. Bland, needed hot sauce and more salt. Tortilla was good.Coffee cake with walnuts – good Sausage scramble – meh One day I will figure out why WordPress won’t upload my pix…

Wild Ginger, Bellevue, Washington

– Make a reservation, even for 9pm – Most options seem nonspicy, but flavors are authentic. Might not be a Mothers Day pick – Seattle-casual dining… Come as you are in your $60 tshirt I thought the fish was an odd choice for the Siam lettuce cups, but the jicama and groundnut would have been overwhelmed by the texture of...

How to spend a day in Maple Valley, Washington

Breakfast at Seven Diner, on the back patio overlooking the Cedar River. Stare St the flyfishers and believe momentarily that you could do that. Seven Diner 22607 SE 216th Way, Maple Valley, WA 98038 (425) 432-4795 https://goo.gl/maps/xLUZ9xzJktv6pzXy6 Descend into the Cedar River canyon at the Green River Gorge Resort ($5 to hike down the stairs). Allow 1 hr minimum. Wear...

In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc

“Last year, Microsoft, along with Google and Facebook, joined 50 countries in signing on to a similar call by French President Emmanuel Macron — the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace — to end “malicious cyber activities in peacetime.” Notably absent from the signatories were the world’s most aggressive cyberactors: China, Iran, Israel, North Korea, Russia — and...