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Aus-some: Austin, Austria & Australia, The Myndset Digital marketing

It’s not very often that I find a serendipitous link to describe so cleanly the relationship between my last three trips. So, I could not help but share with you my aus-some last month. In the space of 4 weeks, I was at South By Southwest in Austin Texas for a manic few days at […]

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Sometimes there are wonderful messages that pop up in your life.  I am not thinking of the messages on email or Facebook, etc.  I am thinking of the random ones that you have to look out for.   There I was, taking a chairlift at the Combloux ski resort and thinking peaceful thoughts, including my upcoming […]

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I was fortunate enough to have learned how to ski very young. In fact, my first real season of ski was spent in 1972 here at Gstaad (Switzerland) where I have joined my father for this Christmas. With skis that bespeak my age of yore (2.03M Salomon tapered skis that weigh a ton), I still […]

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What kind of backwater Put[r]in-ification allowed the Winter Olympics 2014 to be ‘offered’ to the backwoods–not to say backwards–town of Sochi? With a minuscule 7km of slopes, this is truly Putin’s backyard ski resort. A day of portent, the selection was announced on July 4th. Beating out the last two competitive bids of South Korea’s […]

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