Seriously, I do not understand the whole air conditioning use in otherwise incredibly hot Third World countries. It defies rational understanding and I challenge you to come up with a good reason for this small bit of insanity. Basically in almost every hot Third World country it is apparent that […]
In all the hullabaloo about everyone’s best things of the year, I think we lose focus on what is truly important. The best things are great, but by definition they are rare and almost unattainable. Well, apparently they aren’t that unattainable, since everyone has ten of them in a variety of categories at this time of year, but you get the point. Focusing on only the things at the top is quite unfair to the bulk of life, the average.
I was watching some kid kick a soccer ball on a cobblestone street and thought to myself that I had the exact same moment. Some kids were playing soccer in an alleyway. I took out my camera and started taking pictures. One of the kids, the extrovert, then got the soccer ball and started posing for me. Kicking the ball up the air and throwing his hands up.
Until my recent sailboat trip (promise the blog is coming), the last time I threw up was 23 years ago. Freshman year in college. Tequila. Still can’t drink it to this day — actually can’t even smell it — the smell makes me wretch. Oddly, can’t drink Scotch either, because to my nose, it smells too much like tequila.