Sorry for the technical problems

My apologies to readers for the various technical problems. It’s been a bad week on the tech side for the blog. In the week the site went down for hours at a time over a couple of days. I never get a good explanation from...
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My take on all the Bluebird excitement

There has been a lot of fuss in the past couple of weeks over the new American Express joint-venture with king of the hillbillies Wal-mart named Bluebird, a pre-paid debit card. There is no doubt this is a very valuable addition to the toolkit of...
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An odd day and cautionary tale

I had just a really odd day yesterday. Very busy but I wanted to take 20 minutes out of my day to see to some of my mileage collecting activity. I am fortunate to live very close to several institutions which are part of my...
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In the beginning…

Well a blog has to start somewhere. So to begin this one I will keep it quite simple. I love to travel, and I love to travel in style. And I love to do both when I can get a real deal. Miles and points...
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