I live a double life.
“You’re a spy?”, you ask.
Sometimes I feel like I am spying on another world. My agency is called VT for short.
No, Hugo Chávez isn’t sending me orders from his grave.
I might as well be a ventriloquist. I seem to be speaking of things of another world.
Pakistan has the ISI. The Israelis have the Mossad. Pre-Revolutionary Iran had the Savak. The US has the CIA…Continue
Posted on June 7, 2013 at 7:29pm
I won't lie and copy Stereo Sue's "First Snowfall" wonder story in 3D. But I have to say that even though I don't see in 3D yet, I was beyond amazed at the snowfall yesterday.
It's been several years since I last saw snow falling. The last time was way before I started VT. So this is for sure my first time seeing snow in more depth and it is incredible. Unlike Sue, I wasn't so dazzled by…
Posted on February 19, 2013 at 3:30am
I was walking in a popular park and was stopped in my tracks by a swarm of flies.
Yes, I am writing about flies again.
They moved upwards in the sunlight as though they were bubbles in a recently opened bottle of sparkling (carbonated) water or champagne.
I was transfixed. I found a tree stump to sit on and stared in awe. Two women walked by, the one with a stroller used her free hand to wave the flies away. I wanted to say to them, "Look at these flies! Isn't it amazing…Continue
Posted on November 2, 2012 at 4:28pm — 1 Comment
Some of you may remember my near-death experiences this summer when Sears Optical manipulated my prism glasses prescription by changing my prescription, an act of medical malpractice. Today's 60 Minutes program shows how Luxottica, which owns Lens Crafters, Pearle Vision, Sunglass Hut, Sears Optical, Target Optical and many other US eyewear retailers is skewing the market for eyeglasses and charging up to 20 times of their cost for glasses. Not only does Luxottica not train its…Continue
Posted on October 8, 2012 at 12:06am