Shows: Bloomberg, Hawaii Five-O, CSI: Cyber, Blue Bloods,
Books: I enjoy many books from Michael Lewis, including his most recent best-sellers, Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, The Big Short and Boomerang. I also like The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. Books by Scott Turow and John Grisham. I have also been dividing my reading time with Homer's Odyssey by Gwen Cooper, Endgame by John Mauldin, Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson, and All the Devil's are Here by Bethany McLean..
Recently finished Who I Am by Pete Townshend. What an incredible memoir.
Music: I enjoy both old school and new school: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Tony Bennett, The Black Keys, Fleetwood Mac, Phoenix, Jack White, The Police, The Westies, Sir Sly, Chrissie Hynde, Pet Shop Boys, The Cars, The Lumineers, R.E.M., Styx, Carly Simon, Sade, U2, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Modest Mouse, KT Tunstall, INXS, Kings of Leon, Sia, Roxy Music, Death Cab for Cutie, Brandi Carlile, Jason Mraz, Patty Griffin, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, David Bowie, The Decemberists, The White Stripes, The Waterboys, and Fitz & the Tantrums.
Food: Love great Italian, Chinese, Mexican and Thai food.
Always open to trying new restaurants anywhere, anyplace, anytime.
Dark Chocolate (Their are four basic food groups: Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, White Chocolate, and Chocolate Truffles).
The Grand Illusion concept. As the creator of the Grand Illusion once said, "Have you ever been sitting at home watching TV (or thumbing through your mobile device) and something comes on the TV (or your mobile phone and you say to yourself, 'Hey, how come my life is not like that?'
This creator also said, "Or maybe your sitting looking at a magazine (or browsing through your smart phone) and you see some pictures (of your friends/families, or, perhaps an advertisement) and you say to yourself, 'Wow, I must really suck because my life sure is not like that.'
Have any of you ever felt this way?
The Grand Illusion writer concludes, "Do you want to know why this is happening? Because this is all bull crap. Do not go into believing from what you see at the movies or on TV (social media for that matter), I mean, come on!! All this is is somebody else's fantasy. In fact, all of this is really more like a....Grand Illusion!"