Even travel bloggers fall prey to the saying “the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry” (To A Mouse by Robert Burns) Last weekend, it dawned on me that it was the first weekend in five consecutive weekends that I was not traveling. I had been in Spain and Greece for the … Read More
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A year ago, in November 2014, I was wandering around the expo for the New York City Marathon at the Javits Center, in Manhattan. As I meandered through the various booths, I had a few conversations about running and travel. Out of the blue, three months later, I received an email inviting me to visit … Read More
Did you ever have one of those days? Everything “techie” that I touched seemed to come undone. It was a day of everything misconnecting, disconnecting, or simply going kafluey. Where shall I begin? After a tumultuous but great few days of travel (well, except for the miserable 14-hour “Jetihad” flight from Abu Dhabi), I arrived … Read More
Sometimes the best response to a negative confrontation is no response at all.
Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am Stuck in the Middle …. (Stealers Wheel) I wouldn’t say that I write in spurts. I’d prefer to say that I shut down in spurts. Why is that? In addition to writing this blog, I have a full-time traditional profession, and I … Read More