Monday, May 17th, 2010

How To Mail A Postcard From Pakistan

A few months ago, my wife and I travelled to Pakistan to attend a friend’s brother’s wedding, stopping in Dubai on the way (photos). For as long as I can remember, receiving mail from other places has ranked high on my list of “neat things” and no amount of globalization has changed that. Postcards capture […]

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Dubious Dubai

Last year, my wife and I planned a trip to Dubai and Pakistan (for a friend’s brother’s wedding). February 20 – 22 we’d be in Dubai and the rest of the trip would be spent in various parts of Pakistan. While my friends and many people on the Internet claimed a Desert Safari should be […]

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Thuhuhuhuhuh Yankees Win

Jump to MediaI have been a Yankee fan for almost 25 years; the Yankees failed to make the playoffs during the first 9. In 1995, I got my first taste of the postseason, which ended with a crushing extra-inning game 5 loss to the Seattle Mariners in the American League Division Series. Luckily, the next […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Tahoe Rim Trail Thru-Hike

Last month I completed a thru-hike of the Tahoe RimTrail and became the 915th member of the 165 Mile Club. I took a number of pictures and tried to keep something of a journal during the hike. It’s not the most thrilling piece of prose, but it’ll have to do. Originally I thought I would […]