Trade Balance for 2016
Goods: USA had a trade deficit of $12.1 billion with Canada
Services: USA had a trade surplus of $25 billion with Canada
Net: ~$13 billion surplus
Figures from the Office of the United States Trade Representative Click Through To Site Here
We trumpet players were whooping it up at The Sweetwater Music Horns A Plenty Brass Festival.
I was lucky enough to participate in a performance of an antiphonal work by Gabrielli originally composed for performance at Basilica di San Marco in Venice. Better yet, alongside former Canadian Brass and Teatro alla Scala principal trumpet Stuart Laughton.
Thrill of a lifetime material.
Hopefully some of the brass magic was transferred to me by osmosis or something …
What could be better than dropping in to the Big Apple for a little Jazz??
Who would be lecturing to the Sky and Telescope contingent on the ms Oosterdam’s Solar Eclipse cruise than Professor Lawrence M. Krauss of Arizona State University
Author of my favourite book on current frontiers in physics:
a marvellous voyage through modern physics…..
His lectures were spectacular!
above: Machu Picchu is down there just to the left of my hand
above: Sun Gate from Machu Picchu
above: Machu Picchu from trail to the Sun Gate.
As you can see, the perfect day.
It has me thinking about hiking the Inca Trail