Name that Movie: Alexa Shopping list style

Having three kids in the middle of a quarantine places some interesting items on the shopping list. We have all the necessities: toilet paper, flour, beans, vegetables, but apparently we are not eating enough candy for their liking. We also have started a “S’mores Tuesday” tradition around the grill and supplies are running low. This […]

Home Schooling

Bzzztttt…. Pop…..eeeek…. testing, testing is this thing on??? No time like Friday the 13th and a global pandemic to dust off this blog and get back to the “interwebs”. The family is alive and well and living north of the border in Canada and on this auspicious day we are coming to grips with the […]

Indian currency abolished

We were having breakfast yesterday and during a break in the conversation, I heard that that the currency had been abolished.  What?  How did I miss this?  I pulled these notes from my wallet.  Due to regular travels, I typically have a lot of reserve currency from past trips.  I thought I was so smart […]

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 […]

Gratitude or Not My Week?

This has not been my week. It started on Sunday when I thought I was in the clear, but ended up in a fight over dog poop with the missus. With my self-esteem in the toilet I had to* play soccer on Tuesday night only to cost the team the win for a 2-2 tie […]

The Euro

ME: Isn’t the Euro in the toilet now? WIFE: Yeah, why? ME: Just shopping around… Google search… ME: WHAT! 250 Euro is $322 US? WTF! WIFE: What did you expect? ME: I want it to be like $200 US! WIFE: It’s not THAT much in the toilet. (Oh well, guess there goes the trip to […]