Sunday, January 17, 2021

VIP no more, I headed back home outraged

I have designated Friday the day where the angry, perhaps whiny professor, gets to rant and rave much like Peter Griffin about anything that’s on my mind. Consider yourself warned. Today’s topic: hotel customer service in...

I Have No Filter

In an ongoing effort to spam humanity with blogs, tweets, posts, and snapchats, I’ve had to learn the game of social media. When I found myself signing up for a Tinder account just to...

It’s National Siblings Day, Not International for Some Reason.

It’s National Siblings Day, not international for some reason. In honor of this momentous occasion I would like to share a little about my sisters with a couple of, you guessed it, excerpts from...

How Hard Can It Be to Run a Marathon?

In Part II of my book, Everyone’s Advice Is Wrong . . . Including Mine, I detail a ten-step guide that will unearth your spirit from the demoralization of the cubicle and help you realize...

The Big House: Now Playing Euro Soccer

If you've read any of my blog you know that I went to the University of Michigan for undergrad and am a huge Michigan fan for basketball, football, and field hockey.  Michigan Football, the winningest program in...

“You can get anything you want here.”

Singapore is a country of rules. Rule #1: No fun*. You can’t do anything in Singapore: no gum chewing, no jaywalking, and certainly no illicit behavior of any kind. Did you notice the asterisk? Singapore is a country...

You’re Nobody until Someone Likes You [On Facebook]

How did Dean Martin way back in 1960 know that social media would become so popular? It's been two weeks of me 'blogging, tweeting, tweaking, and Facebooking," and let me tell you it's exhausting. Hitting refresh on...

Step 2: Make Tuesday Humpday

We are well on our way learning how to Step 1: Enjoy #ThePointsOfLife. As I stated in this post, the points game is only Step 1 out of 10. Now it's time to preview Step 2 of...

Step 1: Enjoy #ThePointsOfLife

Step 1: Enjoy #ThePointsOfLife You are sitting in your cubicle entranced by the Windows 98 stereogram of a lush palm tree in the foreground and sparkling blue water in the background. Hypnotized, you find yourself...

“Maybe you’ll get a ‘real job’ one day so that you don’t have to...

My book shows how easy it is to travel even if you are not affluent. Even though I have tried to teach family and friends about my points hobby, it has not been warmly received...
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