a gathering place for the words, images and momentos of the world of adventures i've adventured, the stories i've wandered through. curriculum bella vita...a resume, of sorts, of the good life.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

One Cassette Tape at a Time

Katie liked my christmas card. A lot.

If you didn't get one, it's only a matter that you're further down the list. Luckily, though, yours will come from India! Or, of you'd like to beat me to the punch and ensure that you're headed to the top of my list, put normal U.S. postage on a envelope or package and mail to: J.R.J. six-two-three-zero Hyderabad Place, Dulles, VA 20189-6230. Diplomatic pouch takes care of it from there.

Expected arrival in Hyderabad: Friday, January 7th, 2011.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

how to hyderabad

(work in progress)

How do I get a tourist visa to India?

What shots to do need to visit India?

What's the best way to fly to India? What's a good price?

When's the best time of year to visit India?

What else can i see in Southern India?

Sunday, December 5, 2010

second half stats

After I canceled on Andrew this morning -- it's not so much that it was cold, but the wind brought the conditions to an unplayable level -- i figure the year's tennis season is over...and the calculations proved tremendous growth in the second-half of the summer since i crunched the numbers last!

Playing only after the calendar hit November means the numbers average to almost three matches a month through October. Of 14 matches, I won two, MY FIRST VICTORIES EVER!!

I still lost 25 of 30 sets, but that happens. More importantly, my game total surged. In the second half of the summer, I won 37.3% of the games i played - a pretty sizable jump over the spring's 30%. Must be I was inspired by Nalbandian...

The growth, and the rivarly, to continue in Hyderabad!