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Hair Loss: What I’m Doing About It

I’m 37 years old now and the hair on the crown of my head is thinning. 

So I did some research, talked to experts, and started taking some medicine to mitigate future loss and instill new growth.

Here are the resources that were helpful to me and what I’m doing now.

My Hair Loss Plans And Next Steps

I spoke to a dermatologist, asked a lot of friends, and then hired Bauman Medical from the below podcast to do a medical consult with me.


2019-08-23T08:34:11-04:00 August 23rd, 2019|General|

Picnic in Central Park: List of The BEST Places

The best place to have a picnic in New York City’s Central Park is Sheep Meadow.

Why you should listen to me: I’ve lived in New York City for over 11 years. During that time I have hosted dozens of picnics in the park. I’ve filmed videos about picnics.

Here is exactly where I like to host my picnics in Central Park:

Google Maps screenshot of Sheep Meadow. Scroll down for more images.


2019-08-02T16:12:27-04:00 June 22nd, 2019|General, NYC|

Career Day: Tips and Tricks for Speaking at Elementary School

This is the best advice, tips, and tricks for speakers at an elementary school career day. As collected from educators, friends, and colleagues.

My girlfriend invited me to speak at her school for Career Day.

I immediately thought: How do I speak to children? What do elementary school kids want to hear at a Career Day?

I’ve been reading a lot about charter schools, so I was excited to finally visit one. And I was especially excited to talk about entrepreneurship to Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade classes in New York City.

Man (me) wearing a suit and sitting down and holding up a sign that has a color printed image of a Goa Stone Case, made of solid gold Me presenting to students about one of my favorite objects at the Metropolitan Museum of Art


2019-08-02T16:13:07-04:00 June 19th, 2019|General, Speaking|

The Best Cheap Dumplings in NYC: Shu Jiao Fu Zhou

After frequently binge-eating dumplings during the last 10 years throughout lower Manhattan, I’ve found that the best cheap dumplings in New York City can be found at Shu Jiao Fu Zhou Cuisine at 118 Eldridge St.

White styrofoam plate, chopsticks on left, and 10 dumplings on plate Pork dumplings (10 for $3.50) at Shu Jiao

Most Important Visitor Information

  • Order: Pork and Chive Dumplings, 6 for $2.50, 10 for $3.50
  • Cash Only: No credit cards, but WeChat might be accepted
  • Hours: 9:30am to 9:30pm, 7 days a week
  • Location: 118 Eldridge Street, NY NY on the SE corner of Broome and Eldridge

New York City street corner. Shows a building with Chinese characters The outside sign only says “Fu Zhou Cuisine” in English. “Fu Zhou” or “Fuzhou” is the name of the town in China where this restaurant originates. This picture was taken by me on 1 June 2019.


2019-06-22T22:40:32-04:00 June 2nd, 2019|General|