Author: Ken

Disney World 2018

As part of my CEBS re-certification effort this year, my employer agreed to send me to an employee benefits conference in Orlando – specifically, Disney World. I got to spend a few days and...

Fall TV 2017 Roundup

As I said in my post about Premiere Monday, I didn’t expect to get around to blogging the whole premiere week. Yet, I think I should go ahead and leave my brief thoughts on...

Tax Reform Is Falling Apart

It is not surprising me at all that the spineless wheenies in Congress, who already unveiled a (mostly) spineless tax “reform” that is really just a giant tax cut for people who don’t need...

Hurricane Irma

The plan was simple: go to north Florida in September to witness my brother get married and visit with other members of the family. But Irma, a hurricane, had other plans. Irma was already...

TV Premiere Monday: Fall 2017

I am not going to be overly ambitious with my commentary on TV shows this fall season, just because I have other things I need to be doing. But here is my take on...

UK 2017: Scotland & the North Sea

This is the finale in my series on my trip to the UK in July 2017. Edinburgh – first impressions: Old, hilly and mountainous, and double-decker. Tons of buildings were built literally on top...

UK 2017: Grasmere, Hadrian’s Wall, and Langley

The next leg of our trip took us through the Welsh and English countryside, by some lakes, and into the North country. The M6: After I finally dragged Ann away from Tinturn Abbey, we...

UK 2017: Cheddar Gorge & Caerphilly

This is the third part in a series about my second trip to the UK. After six days in London, we rented a car and hit the motorways with the goal of seeing as...