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Do Not invest in Lending Club

Monday, July 23rd, 2018 Posted in general | No Comments »

If ever you thought that peer-to-peer lending is a good way to make money, trust me, it is not. I've lost a few thousand dollars with Lending Club, and am having a hell of a time getting my remaining cash ...

Cinta Antigua – Boda

Monday, May 11th, 2015 Posted in general | No Comments »


New Bike, New Hobby!

Sunday, September 7th, 2014 Posted in general | No Comments »

I've managed to lose a little over 15lbs in the past few months. In an effort to keep that going I've taken up Cycling. A couple of my friends from Opower and the district go on great Sunday rides. Today ...

USPS parcel delivery is hopeless

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 Posted in general | No Comments »

Ordered stuff from Amazon. The Prime shipped box via fedex arrived last night, but the USPS shipped box says "March 25th delivery", six days from now. Even though the package is already in DC!     This is stuff I need for Sam's ...

Having fun in Lisbon

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 Posted in general | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_1304" align="aligncenter" width="300"] This bridge is a knock-off of the golden gate bridge. The name is the "April 25th bridge". The Portuguese dictator Salazar hired the golden gate bridge's architect to build one in Lisbon.[/caption]

Pepco is truly pathetic

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 Posted in general | No Comments »

At Opower, we spend some time asking "When was the last time you logged into your electricity provider's website and had a look at your usage?" Our president Alex Laskey opened his recent TED talk with that question, and an ...