Tuesday, August 14, 2018

I Found Hidden Valley

Why do you travel? Is it for food, drink, or the combination of both, culture. I have written extensively about the best places in the world for pho. Montana may not be the best place...

Anytown, USA

Kramer had it right when he installed a screen door on his New York apartment giving him "the cool evening breezes of Anytown, USA." That's what comes to mind as I check out from the...

Man vs. Nature: Into the Wild

We all saw when it came to man vs. himself who triumphed. Even though I didn't complete the hot dog challenge successfully, I contest that there was victory in defeat. Today man challenged nature and...

Man vs. Himself: My 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest

In AP English we learned that all novels have the following protagonist vs. antagonist: Man vs. Man Man vs. Nature Man vs. Himself What Mrs. Frillici could not anticipate was yet another antagonist- Man vs. Food (a TV show...

Judgment Day

It's judgment day today for my World Cup Expat dreams, the day I send off my passport to the Consulate of Mongolia to obtain my work visa. Sending off my passport for visas, extra pages...

My Bag Is Where?

In the last ten days I flew 26,000 miles from the US to the Middle East to Shanghai to Bali to Singapore and back. I flew on Shower Class on Emirates and Suite Class on Singapore...

Hit the Road Jack…That Means Get Out!

Hit the Road Jack. Words made famous by Ray Charles and made infamous by the Cadillac dealership in Phoenix, Arizona today. (Please picket the dealership of Coulter Cadillac on Camelback if you are in the...

Deserting the Complacency of the Desert

Picture a city where it is sunny 296 days out of the year, it never snows, there are no hurricanes, and no earthquakes. Add in a moderate cost of living, good looking people, and...

Mongolian BBQ (for sale)

As some of you may know I am taking ThePointsOfLife on the road to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia this summer. The book release party will occur somewhere in the countryside so I hope all of you...
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