Obama’s Not an Idiot, and Neither is George Bush

There’s a lot of political talk going around San Francisco these days, thanks to the recent election. There’s also a fair deal of rioting due to the Giants’ win, but that’s a different post entirely. I’ll preface this post by saying that I’m nearly completely uninterested in politics. It’s not something I think about, it’s… Continue reading Obama’s Not an Idiot, and Neither is George Bush

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The Five Year Battle With a Domain Squatter for Tynan.com

First off, let me say this: BOOM! I got Tynan.com! YES!! Okay. So back when I was in high school, I had the idea that maybe this internet thing was going to work out, and I might want to own Tynan.com. I put www.networksolutions.com into trusty old Internet Explorer 3.0, searched for tynan.com, saw that… Continue reading The Five Year Battle With a Domain Squatter for Tynan.com

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Learn Every Country in Two Hours

Today Annie told me that she has a new project. What is it? To learn where every single country is, what its capital is, its president, and ten current news items from each. That’s a handful. I’m not willing to keep up on the presidents or news items, but countries and capitals rarely change. That’s… Continue reading Learn Every Country in Two Hours

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Amex Good, Hostgator Bad

I love my American Express card. I have the platinum one thanks to Todd, which has a lot of cool benefits like being able to go into airport lounges and such. However, they always seem to freeze my account when I travel. Last year, when I went to Tokyo, Todd and I ate at a… Continue reading Amex Good, Hostgator Bad

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Lenovo Slim AC/DC Adapter

I love Lenovo/IBM/Thinkpad to death. I’ll write more about their laptops soon, but for now I’m going to talk about this new power adapter. My old one broke in Panama, so as soon as I got to the US I ordered this one. Shipped overnight, it was expensive but worth every penny. It’s very thin,… Continue reading Lenovo Slim AC/DC Adapter

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How to Make Money While Traveling

I’ve delayed writing this article for a while now because I’m not an authority on the subject. I don’t make millions of dollars, and neither does Todd (that I know of). However, something I realized is that it doesn’t TAKE millions of dollars to make enough money to leave. Panama could easily be lived in… Continue reading How to Make Money While Traveling

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How to Have an Interesting Life

EDIT: Welcome, StumbleUpon users! Thanks for checking out my site. A while back someone e-mailed me and asked me how I had so many interesting experiences in my life. I meant to write him back, but couldn’t find the e-mail. First of all, what constitutes an interesting life? Do we care if OTHER people think… Continue reading How to Have an Interesting Life

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