My experiences with travel, by an large, have been very positive. But, relaying the good life experiences to people who have never ventured outside of the USA is a very difficult thing to do. You hear how great ‘Merica is, but usually these chants are coming from people who have never left the homeland, and…

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Once upon a time, the start of college football and the coming Fall semester used to get me pretty hyped up. I remember getting my notes together and my classes uploaded and online, going about my business as a professor in Louisiana. Then came along Bobby Jindal (R) who had the halfbright idea to privatize…

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Interestingly, it is true that money is not the full measure of a man. That’s especially the case, considering my situation. The reality is that my people stretch around the world, and they are loyal. I have assembled a personal cell. The real questions lie in the unknown. What will the three decades in the…

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You know, I’m a Trump Libertarian. I just don’t understand how this government can continue to operate from crisis to crisis when it is absolutely certain that the Chief Executive, President Joe Biden is suffering from serious mental decline. From all of my estimates, Nancy Pelosi is the real shadow president. Just WHO is at…

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Obviously, you know, as a tourist you are going to be hit with the foreigner tax. It is not a formal tax from the government, but it is inflation of prices on goods and services because you are not a local. This happens pretty much anywhere you go, so when com9ing to Colombia you should…

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Folks– If you have never traveled overseas before, especially to LATIN AMERICA — you are in for quite a treat. Sexual tourism and narcotourism are becoming quite popular, these days. For some reason, ladies in the USA do not like to engage in sexual activity like their foreign counterparts do. I’m not sure why that…

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For those who like their “white lady”, blow is very easy to source in Medellin. They have children “selling gum” everywhere who always whisper “coca coca?” to you in public places. So, if you are looking for free-flowing blow — this is definitely the #1 spot on the planet. Of course, everyone smokes weed here…

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Around that time, during Mardi Gras of 2000 after Y2K had come and gone, I was contacted by Rita Kirk Whillock at Southern Methodist University. She asked me if I wanted to upgrade institutions and come to SMU. Apparently, my new textbook and the Journal had made me a commodity for a true Division I…

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I was well-positioned. During the second year in Louisiana, Jim Kuipers up at Dartmouth College, and I kept pushing the Journal forward. The website had close to 600,000 hits on it, and it had become a hotly discussed topic at conferences and among my faculty. We were getting all types of submissions for peer review,…

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