Stunning spot for a team launch -- at the base of the world's tallest building


What a trip to the Middle East! I truly loved it. Here’s a smattering of photos from the early February adventure.

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Maple Vid’

Just need to figure out where they’re importing into Dubai. Or just keep looking until we find IHOP in Dubai… Here’s the “incredible mineral index” of which I speak. From Calcium (…and […]

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Tour of Dubai, stage 3

Today’s installment arrives on February 7, 2014. Which is noteworthy because a) today held the third stage that has ever existed in the entirely history of the Tour of Dubai and b) […]

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Who’s Hungry?

For those of you curious on the matter, I encourage you to avoid planning on going anywhere via car in downtown Dubai the day the Tour of Dubai’s prologue comes to town. […]

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Starbucks trumps round doughnuts with their square d'nuts!

The Tour of Dubai’s Prologue’s Prologue

I’m just going to assume that you’ve never been to Dubai. Prior to my arrival 21 hours ago, I’d never met anyone who’s been to Dubai, I’d never been to Dubai myself, […]

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Clearing up a sticky mess

So why maple syrup, Ted?     I love maple syrup for a variety of reasons – the purity, the nostalgia, its simplicity in contrast to its oh-so-delicious complexity. It may sound […]

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Oh geeze, where does the time go? I can’t help but use hokey vernacular as I put pen to paper – or finger to keyboard – from arguably America’s corniest town, Solvang, […]

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Also took the folks to a final dinner in CA before they set back to the eastern tundra - Tar&Roses in Santa Monica. L-R: Bone marrow, oxtail dumplings, pigs' ears, and beef carpaccio.

Californian Montage

I’m doing an uncharacteristically poor job of updating my site. And for that I sincerely apologize. Thankfully a photo is worth a thousands words — or at least a brief blurb as […]

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