Chicago Style Hot Dogs – This last week I was lucky enough to be speaking in Chicago and had the awesome opportunity to bring my 12-year-old daughter along. We had a wonderful time, and she loved hanging with our friends, the amazing Rice family. One additional highlight for both of us was getting Chicago-style hot dogs in Lake Bluff. Read More
El Salvador- This last week I went on a surf trip to El Salvador. The flight was easy (4.5 hours from LAX). The prices are reasonable. The time change is -1 hour from PST. The water is a balmy 85 degrees, and the surf is predictably good most of the summer months. We went for a three day quick surf, and we were not disappointed. Read More
I feel better knowing. Not knowing is scary.
Many people don’t like knowing and practice living “Ignorance is bliss.” I am a bit too neurotic and controlling to accept ignorance as my default lifestyle choice. I am uncomfortable with the unknown, and, if I am left to my own thoughts, I am good at conjuring up a slew of conspiracy theories around a multitude of good and terrible things that are “going” to happen. Read More
Cheesesteaks – Last week I was speaking in Philadelphia and had the good fortune to eat at two of the best Cheesesteak restaurants in the world. Geno’s and Jim’s on South. First, I had to learn how to order. Talking to a business owner in my audience she suggested a highly controversial order (nobody in Philly can agree on where to get the best cheesesteaks or how to order them). My order was, “Cheesesteak, American Cheese, Onions and Mushrooms.” Read More
- The Natural History Museum in San Diego is a jewel of a museum that is largely overshadowed by the world-famous San Diego Zoo and other great museums in Balboa Park. This video shows the importance of the museum. If you are in San Diego, and you have a free day, visit all the museums in Balboa Park and enjoy. Read More