Wednesday, November 15, 2023

I'm Back!

            Yes, I’m back in L.A., though I didn’t make it clear here that I was traveling for the past couple of weeks. But it was easier to schedule my posts early than for un-techie me to try to post blogs while traveling.

Where was I? Well, it was our usual annual trip, where we visit family in Indiana since our grandsons love for us to be with them for Halloween. And then we went to the Baron Capital annual investors conference in New York City.

I’m not so much into stock market things, although my husband is. But I like to attend since I always enjoy the surprise entertainment at lunchtime and in the afternoon. Yes, I had fun there this year although I wasn’t as wowed by that entertainment as I sometimes am. We chose comedy at lunchtime, and the entertainer was Adam Sandler. He was somewhat amusing, but I’ve seen comedians there whom I like a lot better. The main entertainment was Justin Timberlake, and he’s definitely a good showman.

While in New York, we also went to a couple of Broadway shows. The comedy, which starred Danny DeVito and his daughter, was I Need That, in which he plays a senior hoarder whose family and friends try to encourage him to get his life back together. It was fun but a little strange.

The show I liked best was the musical about Neil Diamond: A Beautiful Noise. It was great! The performer who played a young Neil Diamond sounded just like him, and the story of his life, plus the dancers in the background, were all highly enjoyable.

Home now, and trying to catch up on a lot of things. I’d better get back to them now!

Oh, and by the way, the publication date for my second Alaska Untamed novel, CRY WOLF, occurred while I was traveling. Or, rather, Lark O. Jensen’s second novel—my pseudonym. I managed to celebrated on the road! And I'm still celebrating!


Patty Jenkins said...

Good morning -- That sounds like a wonderful trip!! I've never been to a Broadway show, though many years ago I saw Richard Burton in "Camelot" in San Francisco -- that was fantastic.

Just looked at the date -- November is half over. We're having Thanksgiving dinner at my son's -- all the usual goodies, though no pumpkin pie -- I'm the only one who likes it and I don't need a whole pie!!

Still lots of crocheting for me -- half a blanket to finish, then a few gifts to make.

Enjoy your day --

Sally Morrison said...

What a wonderful trip!

Linda O. Johnston said...

Good morning, Patty. Yes, it was a wonderful trip. And Broadway shows, whether or not actually on Broadway, are fun.

You're right. Half of November is over already. Time certainly does fly. And we're having Thanksgiving dinner at our younger son's this year.

Have fun crocheting and enjoy your day too!

Linda O. Johnston said...

The trip definitely was wonderful, Sally!

Betty Hechtman said...

It sounds like a great trip.

Linda O. Johnston said...

I really enjoyed it, Betty. But I'm happy to be home with the pups now. We had good sitters, including our son part of the time, but I missed them!