Month: December 2020

The entire plot of Around the World in 80 Days, the 1872 Jules Verne novel from which the title of this series is shamelessly pinched, is that Phileas Fogg will not make his quest and thus lose his Reform Club bet. Indeed, he very nearly doesn’t, and all appears lost until he realizes he has […]

There are podcasts on everything else, why not a podcast about court tennis? If not a whole series, how about just one episode? The world tour of playing in almost all the courts and even helping to build some of them has been ongoing for several months now, but today it takes a new turn […]

I had a mentor called Bob Kutak who favored making predictions because they were thought provoking, and nobody remembered them. His mentoring took place before there were far out calendar reminders to send us back to look at our own. Last January, Frazer Rice and I did a podcast on predictions for the coming year. […]