The Pole Dancer Cannon…

For years I thought that I could improve my golf score by buying expensive drivers  I felt that feeling of anticipation as I unboxed my newest Fly Rod acquisition – The Echo Boost Beach 8wgt.    The Boost Beach is a 12ft 2inch overhead casting two handed rod developed by Tim Rajeff for overhead casting…

The Mavic Pro Drone

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner…. Hall of Loosers…. Last week I received one of the rare Mavic Pro Drones forom my preorder made hours after its announcement.   I ordered directly from DJI.    The Mavic Drone is the newest generation of 4k video drones made by DJI.  It has all the capabilities of the Phantom…

The VR Revolution

Back in the 80s, I worked with a bunch of talented kids on the WINAMP project. Little did they know that they would be the catalyst to an explosion of computer and internet technology escallation that continues to this day.   At one time, 2/3rd of all the internet bandwith in the world was trading…

No Hitter – Cubs Win, Cubs Win

The Cubs Finally made it to the World Series and Monkeys have not flown out of my Butt. The good old Cubs are not losers anymore and they dont SUCK!  After moving back to the land of the Giants  over 30 years ago, I still remember those winless bleacher seat games in lightless Wrigley back…

One Pot Meals by Mia Syn on Carolina Today

Mia talks about my favorite way of cooking – Sous Vide.  Making regular appearances on Carolina Today,  Mia’s nutrition consulting and marketing company is taking off.  She is now an expert on Sharecare.com. which is one of the most popular healthcare sites in social media with a following of over 100,000 people.  This is Mia…

How to cure the Post Amazon Blues

It’s hard to come back from a fantastic trip and return to the regular world. Im not talking about work. Im talking about fishing in the northern hemisphere where the fish are normal size and the insects actually respond to DEET, and where you can drink tap water. I am addicted to the exotic fishing…

Tsimane Lodge – Golden Dorado of Bolivia

    Deep in the remote jungle territory of the Isiboro Secure National Park (Tipnis) in Bolivia,  where the Andes meet the headwaters of the Amazon,  exists a species of fish unique to the Southern Hemisphere–an Apex Predator called the Golden Dorado (Salminus brasiliensis).  Small minnows and  baitfish called Sabalo migrate up the greater Secure system and following them are aggressively…

Packing for Bolivia

I’ve gone on lots of trips over the years but this one was challenging. Getting my main bag down to 45 lbs was a real challenge that reminded me of backpacking the pacific crest trail in boy scouts trying to get my pack lighter an ounce at a time.  Tsimani Lodge has laundry services so…