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My grandfather on a camel (1917)

He is the one on the right.  This is 1917 and he was one of the many New Zealanders headed to Gallipoli.  The ANZACs sailed through the Suez Canal on their way to the war and had a bit of last-minute fun before seeing combat.   My grandfather survived Gallipoli and was sent to the […]

Thanks RW

We did an update to the website. (More updates are coming but we had to get Version 1.0 up.) I couldn’t find my way around the navigation of the old site and I figured other people would have the same problem.

International Tax Lunch Session: Anonymous Q&A Lottery!

What: International Tax Lunch Anonymous Q&A Lottery! When: Friday, July 11, 2014 at Noon (Pacific Time)
 Where: HodgenLaw, 80 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 680, Pasadena, CA 91101
 Who: The Hodgen Team This month’s International Tax Lunch will be about any international tax questions you would like answered. We will select 3-4 questions to explore at lunchtime, and […]

67 Days Of No New Business

HodgenLaw will be closing our doors to new clients until June 1, 2014 in order to maintain sanity and quality of service.

Pack light, go fast in Toronto

The Goruck SK40. I’m here for 2.5 days and it is damn cold so I have bulky clothes. That’s my excuse for using the big backpack. My other pack is the SK20. I think it would have worked fine. The SK40 is a bit more than I needed.

San Francisco – tonight – 345 Stockton

Last chance. We are having a meetup tonight December 5, 2013) in the OneUp Lounge in the Grand Hyatt at 345 Stockton in San Francisco. Let’s say 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm-ish. It will be a bunch of people who are speaking at or attending the CalCPA International Tax Conference on December 6, 2013 — […]

Be unreasonable in San Mateo

Noon. I’m at the hotel after an abortive Supershuttle ride from the airport. Without debate I rig up for running. Five kilometers. I head for the water. The San Francisco Bay is close. There is a trail along the shoreline. At first my aim is 5k in an out and back loop. But north a […]

Be unreasonable #2

The conversation starts at the 10 minute mark in my 5K run around the Rose Bowl. I’m feeling good and there is no reason to run the entire distance. It is a lovely Sunday morning and what am I trying to prove? I am having The Quitting Conversation. (Video at the link, well worth watching). […]