Blogs

When I have spare time, I'll write in my blogs. Here's a list of them, along with the three latest posts from each.


No Regrets!

My travel blog.


2016 Adventure notes

April 20, 2017

video blogger with tiger scar across chest So far, Gabo has shown all the qualities of a good tour leader: enthusiastic, funny, helpful, knowledgeable, and organized. There comes a time where you’ve seen enough sites and talked to enough people that you feel like you”get” the city. Well I feel…

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Oslo: The A-Team Reunited

September 6, 2016

Emerging from Oslo Central Station, the streets were filled with people who were smiling, laughing, going places. Street performers played music and danced on flattened cardboard boxes. Norwegian flags hung from buildings. Homeless people sitting on either side of the pedestrian streets. There is an energy here that Stockholm didn’t…

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Stockholm with the Boys

September 4, 2016

Landed in Stockholm. First impression of Sweden is that the cool, brisk air is refreshing and that a sky full of clouds looks weird. Coming from the sunny Balkans, I have not seen clouds like this in over a month. Lush greenery everywhere, orderly public transit. In just about every…

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Jeff's Reviews

Thoughts on movies I've seen recently.


The Redemption: Kickboxer 5

April 16, 2017

Direct to video is right. Dacascos is a nice specimen from the same mold as Brandon Lee, but this is a pile of crap. Odds of hitting three numbers in a row on that roulette wheel is 1/50,653, or 0.002%.

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House of Flying Daggers

April 15, 2017

Mystical kung fu with extravagant costumes on beautifully decorated sets, with slow-mo and and wire work to heighten the action, much in the vein of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The formula is getting old. Ziyi Zhang is a treat, and the kung fu is decent. But the story is lame,…

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That Thing You Do!

April 15, 2017

As an actor, Hanks’ roles have been very funny or very dramatic. This movie, though, is quite plain. Neither funny nor dramatic. It’s well-made, but there’s just not much to it. Why is that? Did Hanks just want some safe material so that he could give directing a shot and…

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Stories from Jeff

Goofy stuff I share with the world.


Southwest is Trying to Ruin My Vacation

October 16, 2015

So my good friend Mal decided to have a destination wedding in Punta Cana. I am a travel junkie, and here’s the chance to go to the Dominican Republic. Fun! As I was looking for flights, I found a little promo in the sidebar for Southwest Vacations, which sells flight…

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Rediscovering Baseball from the 80’s

May 17, 2015

So I was chatting with a buddy about some baseball stuff, specifically how public perception of Barry Bonds has changed over the years. I described to him how I remember that Bonds was generally well-liked in the early 90’s. Around that time, it was like “Holy shit, with all these…

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Dinner at the Coronado Room

October 24, 2013

I just returned from a road trip that I took across Arizona with my mother for her birthday. We hit the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley. All in all, a great adventure. Great sights, fantastic weather, but every time we came into a new town, we had to find good places…

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Baseball Prospects

Trying to find the next big star.


Mitch Haniger

April 20, 2017

Off to a hot start this year. Bat looks decent, but he’s a bit old to finally be making his mark in the majors. He may have 2-3 decent years in him as he peaks, but I don’t think he’s good enough to last much longer.

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Gleyber Torres

March 29, 2017

Nothing yet, but he’s a baby.

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Austin Meadows

March 29, 2017

Looks decent. Peripherals are in place at a young age, so the power should come.

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The Card Blog

Reminiscing about some of the baseball cards I used to collect.


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