I was betrayed by a senior level manager when I was just starting out at Intel where when at the last minute he withdrew his promised support of providing manpower to a critical project of mine that was set to rollout the following week. I was to learn later that he withdrew his support out… Continue reading The Ethics of Respect
Sarah and I managed to have many wonderful conversations while she was down here with me in sunny old Mexico. I got the opportunity to fully catch up with her on her life and her career. I don’t think any parent could be any more blessed or proud of how their child has turned out… Continue reading Chiapas – Part 2
My twenty-six year old daughter, Sarah came down to Mexico a couple of weeks ago and the plan was for her to spend a few days hanging out with me in my little town in northwestern Michoacán and then we’d spend the remaining few days traveling together. She made her reservations a month or so… Continue reading Chiapas
After smoking an impeccable Dominican cigar – the PerfecXion X – Fuente’s top brand, I felt honor bound to contrast that smoke against a Cuban product so last night I fired up a figurado (6.5” X 54, or thereabouts) by San Cristobal de la Cabana. The cigar started up rough and burned unevenly for about… Continue reading San Cristobal de la Habana
The label on the cigar says Opus X but Mike in his email to me called it a Fuente PerfecXion X. I had to look it up online with the Cigar Aficionado magazine and they called it the Fuente Fuente OpusX PerfecXion X. However baffling the Fuente family naming convention, Cigar Aficionado placed it number… Continue reading Fuente PerfecXion X
Imagine driving an entire Windows desktop from your smartphone. That wasn’t my original intent when I was in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago looking to pick up the latest and greatest spec’d out smartphone on the market. But that is kind of where I had been trending towards as I’ve been looking to… Continue reading Man vs. Technology – Part 1
The trouble is most of us don’t know. That explains so many things. Prologue. I am the only gringo living in a city of 60,000 people here in NW Michoacan. Why only me? Because there is nothing for tourists to see here and hence no reason for expats to congregate. So I am alone. And I… Continue reading What do you want?