Life Lesson #42: When your nursing, stir-crazy, sleep deprived wife asks you if the coffee you just made is hers, the answer is always, “Yes, yes it is!”

#5 K-Cups

Did you know that K-Cups and Keurig coffee machines (as I saw advertised on TV and available in my hotel room) are owned by Tata who I was reading about in the NY Times WHEN THE COMMERCIAL WAS PLAYING! TTC: Instant!

Singapore Airlines – How I love you

I cannot say enough good things about Singapore Airlines (SA). As someone who travels internationally and domestically every month of the year and who owns a passport that looks like a well-loved teddy bear headed off to college, I have seen my fair share of airlines. My recent meetings in Sydney with major retailers and […]

Coffee in a Crockpot

As seen on Lifehacker, here is a creative use of the crockpot, make your iced coffee in bulk!


Some people smuggle diamonds. Some gold. Me? 小兔子(lil rabbits). Wifey sent me on a quest: “Go get me a rabbit” so here I am in Hong Kong, sweating in my suit in 70F while the locals don scarves and North Face the size of the Stay Puff marshmallow man, hobbling up and down hills in […]

Just like Starbucks

2 years later after getting it unpacked, finding all the pieces, and running the decalcifier we have resurrected the coffee machine (yay!). Now one evening of remembering how to make lattes and B is ready to take her coffee to work. Order up!