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December 2009

Another great day of skiing

Tini, Nuno, and I went to Stevens Pass today. It was a beautiful beautiful day. Blue sky and sunshine. The snow was not great. The runs were a bit icy but the beautiful day made up for it. No powder unfortunately :-(

Stevens Pass is not like Whistler for

Weekend at Whistler/Blackcomb

The skiing season has started really strong. After the great snow at Crystal Mountain few weeks ago, I went to Whistler for the weekend with Tini and Nuno. We also met my very good friends (and usual skiing buddies when I go to Whistler… they practically live there in

“Bar Stool Economics”

I was forwarded a translated to Greek version of the “Bar Stool Economics” anecdote. It effectively tries to exemplify how the American tax system works. It uses clever language and math to hide the fact that the system is indeed biased towards larger savings for the richer. It

Long weekend in London

I realized today that I didn’t write* about my long weekend in London over Thanksgiving (Nov. 26 – Dec 1), which was absolutely amazing! It was a very last minute thing but it turned out to be great, as it is usually the case. I had such a beautiful