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The Presidential Motorcade

On June 22-23, 2000, I got to drive in a Presidential Motorcade. This is the original story written on June 24, 2000.

The phone rang in our apartment one Sunday afternoon. My girlfriend answered. I heard her answer questions in … [continue reading]

New Zealand Trip Overview

I’m back from my 11 day trip of New Zealand. The trip just covered the North Island. For all those people who¬†said why didn’t you go to the South Island? The answer is it is still winter in … [continue reading]

Rio to Buenos Aires Overview

My 3 week trip in South America was hosted by Gap Adventures. The name of the tour was In Search Of Iguassu – Rio to Buenos Aires. I’m glad I took the trip and got to visit a nice section … [continue reading]

Travel Weight

I always find it interesting to measure my weight and bodyfat percentage before and after a vacation. Stepping away from my standard diet and exercise routine can shock my system into either weight gain or weight loss. Usually it is … [continue reading]

Back From South America, Next Trip Announced

Hope you missed me, I’m back in America. The last 3 weeks I was in Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. And I even made a surprise unplanned trip to Paraguay. In the next 2 days, I plan to have the trip … [continue reading]

Funny Comment on The Big Picture

From San Diego’s own Reasons Unbeknownst on Are Economists Too Optimistic on Housing’s Soft Landing?:

“I do not see a Housing Bubble; rather, we have an extended asset class”
B.R. (Barry Ritholtz)

“I’m not fat, I’m big boned”
Eric … [continue reading]