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 […]

我和小兔子

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 […]

To the lady behind me, I’m sorry.

I was flying high, figuratively and literally. I had just come off a wonderful weekend of delicious smells, shopping,  and Nutcracker sightings with my wife and daughter and I was feeling great. On top of that, I had also just returned from Hong Kong, Melbourne, and Minneapolis so my many miles finally allowed me to […]

Jet Lag pays off

One good thing about waking up early. You manage to catch the sunrise. Posted via email from beuk’s posterous

Christmas Message?

Well this is a different message for Christmas, I think? On a department store in Hong Kong.

What do YOU see?

Before you think I have gone all perverted, stop. These are actual mascots of events. From top right clockwise: * 1996 Atlanta Olympic mascot “Izzy” * 2008 Spain World Expo * 2010 Shanghai World Expo * 2009 Hong Kong East Asian Games Having lived through and participated in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta I heard […]

I love the iPhone!

Yes, I broke down and bought the iPhone. “Broke down” is not quite the right phrase. In truth all other phones were merely a string of waiting rooms until the iPhone arrived. Let me back up a few months. I used to be a die hard Sony Ericsson fan. Buying the latest and greatest camera […]