Where the Hell is Matt? 2012

Oh, there he is. And he’s still dancing. Honestly, I’m man enough to say I cried a little while watching this. The original internet phenomenon is below, wherein an average guy named Matt travels the world to dance like an idiot, and in the process brings about world peace. Where the Hell is Matt? 2012 […]

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Final Dessert from Alinea

In August, we experienced the magic that is Alinea in Chicago. Thanks to someone on YouTube, you can see what the final dessert looked like during preparation. YouTube – Alinea – Chocolate Finale Dessert

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Missing teen sailor found safe

Just starting sailing season here, so this is some good news for the 16 year-old solo sailor. Her parents must have been going crazy. While I think you’ve got to be a little nuts to try something like this, I can’t lay any blame on the parents for this, since the kid’s probably a better […]

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Sailing the Caribbean, the Frugal Way

Fantastically cheap way to sail in the Caribbean. I think I found a way to use up those vacation days this year. We were not, however, paying much. Our berths aboard the Illusion cost us each $55 a day, a sum that covered breakfast, dinner, basic instruction in sailing, plus mooring and customs fees — […]

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How effective is aviation security?

Having just gotten back from a grueling 4-leg trip to Hawaii, along with numerous air flights in-between islands, I have to say that security was less on my minds than was crashing from pilot error, mechanical failure, or flying through a thunderstorm (as almost happened out of Oahu). First on my list of concerns was […]

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