Italy vacation 2014

After a long time since our last long vacation, we finally found some time to get a three week vacation to Italy. Thuc put together an amazing literary to visit many places throughout Italy. Note: I’m not done adding commentary to the images below. Layover in Amsterdam and Rome.¬†We took a half day layover in […]

First impressions of the Surface Pro 2 as an alternative to laptop and tablet

When Microsoft first announced the Surface, it caught my attention. Here is an opportunity for a new approach to tablet computing. Unfortunately, after a week with the Surface RT, I returned it. I knew that it wasn’t going to be popular and really quickly there will be many for sale on Craigslist. Microsoft later reduced […]

Traveling with the Yellow Book

I used to be a government auditor. The audit bible was the Government Accountability Office (GAO) book on Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS). It was also known as the Yellow Book for its yellow jacket. Shortly after working at the California State Auditor’s office, I got married and went on my honeymoon in Jamaica. […]