You can imagine the call to Triple A in the 1800s: "You're stuck in the mud? OK we can have a team of oxen to you in about three hours". … Saw a couple of branches of the Transylvania Bank in Romania. It only accepts night deposits. They take both cash and blood. … Visited the palace of Nicolae Ceaușescu, the Communist Dictator who ruled the country from 1965 through 1989. He and his wife Elena died after requesting to be executed together. I just love couples who celebrate togetherness. … President Trump is very concerned about what’s going on in the Ukraine. He wants to know how many electoral votes it has. … Certainly, the hottest topic about political jobs under the next administration will be who does not want to be ambassador to the Ukraine. … With China upset about the tweet by Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey in support of Hong Kong protests, I guess we won’t be seeing that new Chinese NBA league anytime soon.Last modified on Monday, 14 October 2019
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During our recent Danube cruise, my wife and I saw a show by me dressed as traditional Hungarian cowboys. That included a cart driven a taken of Hungarian gray oxen, who were often called upon to pull stuck vehicles out of the mud.