Category Archives: Intro

Get well soon cousin of mine! and back to sports for me!


I heard from my mom today that one of my California cousins had a few light strokes. The cousin in question is only a few years older than me (must be about 48 I reckon) and is a fantastic chef … Continue reading

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Short weekends


I mean are there really long weekends? I mean, when you are a parent that is. The time flies by so incredibly fast. Its like at the birth of my son, I shot 1000′s of pics and hours of vid … Continue reading

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January 1st


I think I forgot one of the relevant resolutions – blog posts. I also intend to be far more nourishing to my blog with more regular entries. Some musical meanderings: Them Crooked Vultures: not bad but starts sounding too much … Continue reading

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Happy New Year for 2010!


In other news, I wanted to wish my readers an excellent 2010. Some of my plans and resolutions: be an excellent dad to my two kids and a loving, caring husband to my dear wife succeed in the transition professionally … Continue reading

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It might turn out to be a good year after all


I am feeling cautiously optimisitic today. A patient (well OK not that patient) 6 year wait seems to have borne fruit. We might be able to expand our apartment sideways which will buy us at least enough time to get … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays


Sorry for the drop in writing lately. Family events and holidays oblige. What’s happening with me? Well, Reading: Vol 2 of Blotner’s biography of Faulkner. Fascinating. Sad that some of the greatest American writers of the 20th C (Faulkner and … Continue reading

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Another Monday…


Whew, was looking at some huge outer joins today. I really needed some more coffee! So, another week is starting. Rainy morning didn’t help. Further market slippage in Hong Kong and Toyko didn’t help either. Ho hum. Guess we all … Continue reading

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Middle of second week – treading water


So, middle of second week @ new job has come and gone. The laptop screen is now ghosting old windows under current ones and giving me really annoying vertical lines all across the screen. Yikes. And the remote access for … Continue reading

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First day at new job


Hmm. So, let’s just say I was a bit underwhelmed by the IT aspects. New laptop is underpowered and had a busted network card. Internal bureaucracy feels a bit stifling but then perhaps that’s just a first impression. Well, in … Continue reading

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The French, an insider’s view: The French and Religion


I get asked all the time questions like: “So, do you like living in France?” “Do you wanna move back to the States?” “Why didn’t you stay in Miami, the weather is so much nicer there?” And so on. There … Continue reading

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