Sunday, April 23, 2017

Simply The Best: March 2017

March was my three-year anniversary, which was good. Then my laptop died, which was bad. Even with the ups and downs, I managed to write some great posts. The first may be my favorite for...

Miracle!!! No Air India For Me! 

Amazing! North Carolina wins its at the buzzer, sparing me from flying Air India. Before I get to that celebration, let me give a quick recap: Ms. TPOL and I had a March Madness bet whereby the...

Simply The Best: TPOL Turns 3 Today!

Three years ago I started this blog to promote my book, The Entrepreneur's Compass: A Roundabout Way of Getting There. At that time, I thought I would become a famous writer and that blogging...

I’m Not Tipping Uber Either!

The Madness of March has made its way to blog comments. Some of the reactions to fellow BA blogger, Angelina's post Uber Driver Tip-Hustling Schemes Are Getting Out of Control are crazy. One guy wrote, "This...

Simply The Best: February 2016

Hey now, you're an all-star. Don't know why that dumb song is in my head, but speaking of all-stars, here is the overdue best of TPOL for February 2016. Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha...

TPOL’s NCAA Bracket: Shocking Who I Picked

Last year I picked Villanova but didn't post it ahead of time because I have had a track record of being a perennial loser (in sports picks, see The Sports Reporter). In 2013, I...

​Trump’s New Travel Ban: My Family Can Now Travel 

I used to joke about Traveling While Arab. I can share many stories about when I was 'randomly searched'. I never thought that being profiled was that big of a deal. That changed when my...

The Points Of Life Is Writing for The Points Guy

I told my friends that I published an article for The Points Guy today. Many of them who aren't in our profession asked, "I thought you were the points guy?" Since I started blogging almost...

Simply The Best: January 2017

Damn, 1/12th of the year is over. Did anything noteworthy happen this January? There was that event on January 20th, but this post is the best of TPOL. And here they are: Best Use of...

Living Doesn’t Have to Suck, Now It Goes Without Saying

Somewhere along the way, The Points Of Life became TPOL. Somewhere along the way, TPOL decided he needed to be more marketable. Thus, it is with a heavy heart that on my logo I...
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