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Would You Give Away $100,000 to Change the World?

To most this would probably seem like a strange question. If you asked 1,000 people they’d probably say something like the following: “I don’t have a $100,000 to give away! “ Or “How can I change the world?” Well this … Continue reading

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Don’t Live Your Life Like the Movie “Groundhog Day”!!!

We’ve all seen the movie “Groundhog Day” with Bill Murray. It occurred to me, with the official Groundhog Day coming up in a couple of days, this might be a good time to discuss the theme of the movie. How … Continue reading

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Review of “The Tower” – A Manifesto on Finding Your Purpose in Life!

“Life is a series of purposeful choices that can produce great rewards from great effort. Choose to craft your life around creative work that goes up like a tower and out to the world.” – The Tower I have been … Continue reading

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5 More Ways to Apply Software Engineering Practices to Life

In the first installment of this post titled “5 Ways to Apply Software Engineering Practices to Life”, I highlighted some common engineering practices and how they could be applied to virtually any task you do in your life. Examples cited … Continue reading

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Earning Free Miles and Where to Find Travel Deals

Ever wondered if it was possible to become an elite frequent flyer WITHOUT actually flying? Believe it or not it is! In an attempt to learn the ways of the experienced travel vagabonder and earn elite status or simply enough … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Apply Software Engineering Practices to Life

Working in an engineering organization has exposed me to a wide variety of processes, technologies and practices. The interesting thing is after years of viewing these processes at the micro-level view of software development for a specific program or product, … Continue reading

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Want to See the World? Upgrade Your Way to First Class? Become a Traveling Vagabond? Join the Travel Hacking Cartel and Learn How!!!

When it comes to traveling the world, flying in business or first class, earning free nights in hotels, or just being able to earn free stuff, there are those with the know-how and then the rest of us. What was … Continue reading

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The Travel Site I’ve Been Waiting For!!!

Thank you Frugal Travel Guy for recommending a wonderful site! The website Awardwallet.com is a blessing in disguise and once I discovered it, I was saying to myself, “Why haven’t I found you sooner?” In a nutshell, this website allows … Continue reading

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“Transylvania in Edinburgh” Relived

Just wanted to let everyone know that another travel story regarding a trip a couple of years ago to Scotland has just been added. Check it out at “Transylvania in Edinburgh” . This one brought back some fun memories of … Continue reading

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Growing Myself and Finding What Makes Me Happy!

I talked to a friend of mine last night who I haven’t seen in quite awhile! He had let me know that he had just lost his job, and was trying to figure out what he was going to do … Continue reading

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