Back in Mexico City

As the title states, I arrived back in Mexico City after a few weeks in Utah, and another month in Puerto Rico.  Because I don’t tweet, use Facebook, and post perhaps twice a year on Instagram, I realized my updates are more sporadic, and large gaps in my travels are obscured now.  Why am I …

Mexico to Utah

I concluded my (first) trip to Mexico City last Sunday, arriving here in the suburbs of Salt Lake City, Utah staying at my friend Ari’s childhood home.  Even after two months I felt a bit of sadness in leaving CDMX; I was missing out on major items on my list of things that I wanted …

In Mexico City

I’m going to start this post with my thoughts from 1.5 weeks ago when I started my pre-trip blog, but never finished it: “I’m unbelievably excited and ready to go to Mexico City.  I leave this coming Friday, and I’m staying until June 1 at a minimum.  I would say for the majority of trips …

Back to Isabela

It’s been a good few weeks here in Puerto Rico.  I finally built enough confidence in my stock trading algorithms; confident that they will run automated and make essentially no mistakes, and confident that they will earn expected value.  The markets have coincidentally been behaving oddly since I got things running, but I made money …

Busy Weeks of Research

It feels good to get a blog post out after the past two weeks.  Imagine you’re at the airport in Detroit, Michigan, and your final destination is a small town in New Zealand.  You have multiple connections, several days of traveling, and the necessity of dealing with Covid regulations in every country that you enter …