I’m in Amsterdam


Just wanted to let you know where I was. I’ll be here tonight and tomorrow night researching part of an article for Student Traveler.

The past few weeks I’ve noticed everyone has their head in a cell phone. And two days ago I watched someone send a phone picture. I hadn’t seen or done that before. Being on the road makes me miss having more forms of communication. Hardly anyone is emailing me, and that bugs me. But it also annoys me when I have too many. Lose lose. I think I’d feel as special as Hawaiian punch if someone actually called me. Yes, I continue to fantasize about having a home base. And no, I still don’t know where that will be. Damn if the Hampstead highlife ain’t getting comfy though.

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Today I went to the Holland Casino. Even put on a skirt, and checked my backpack at the coat counter. Didn’t play anything respectable but I read a rule book on Punto Banco while having a wine at the bar. Met some guys from my bus and they gave me a lead on a Greece travel story. So, I’m thinking about putting Greece on my Eurail schedule for early April.

It’s raining. And today, for the first time in many days, I’ve taking a break from being a news horse. But that’s another post…