Back in Abu Dhabi

“Here I go again on my own.  Walking down the only road I’ve ever known. Like a drifter I was born to walk alone…” Well, maybe not alone, but I am back in Abu Dhabi for the second time in 12 months. I’m sitting in the same seat where I first met Diana on our […]

Christmas Eve Gift

The first rule of “Christmas Eve Gift” is that we don’t talk about Christmas Eve Gift.   The second rule is…we don’t talk about Christmas Eve Gift.  The remainder of the rules for the annual Coke holiday tradition are as follows: Anytime on Christmas Eve, in the timezone that you are in, be the first […]

Halloween costume ideas?

So, with a family of 5 Halloween/Comic Con gets interesting.  In the past G and I have always had matching/contrasting outfits.  Most of the ideas revolved around comic book heroes, but with the addition of “Wuwa” we now have an ‘Incredible’ option! Things needed to master the Incredibles Halloween theme: Overly large in the middle […]

Little mini $%%$#@ pancakes!!!

So, my parents sent me my first poffertjes pan.  Having grown up eating them every weekend and watching my father tirelessly cook them as well as being a father myself and making my own pancakes, my thought was, “how hard can this be?” Turns out, pretty hard. The first step when making poffertjes is to learn how […]

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 […]