Month: December 2019

By any rational criteria, I have a wonderful life. I'm married to a beautiful woman that I've only grown closer to over the last 10+ years. We have been fortunate enough to do a lot of travel and experience some wonderful places. We've hiked the Inca Trail to stand in Machu Picchu, and explored the Galápagos Islands. We have a lovely home in a great location with no mortgage, and we plan to start traveling more soon with the rental...

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For anyone who doubts that the web and social media is full of foreign exploiters, looking to influence the unwary, here is a tale for you - as well as an update for those who subscribe to this blog. I recently noticed a big uptick in the number of people registering on my site. Mostly after I changed the tool that handles new signups. I also noticed in my security reports, a lot of attempted logins to my administrator site....

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As some readers may already have seen in this blog, other articles, or in social media posts, after six wonderful years of living in Ecuador Rita and I decided to move on. Our beachfront condo in the resort city of Salinas has been sold. We have relocated our US property from West Virginia to Tennessee, a state with no income tax on retirement and a more forgiving and temperate climate, and are preparing for a new lifestyle starting in 2020....

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