Why I should listen to myself more often

In two days I somehow went from quiet vacation in Cartagena, to participant in the conference where my wife is presenting a paper, to being talked into moderating one of the sessions on post-conflict job creation, to invitations to the conference dinner with the Vice President.

And the nicest oufit I brought makes me look like an old Navy ad.

This is what I get for not following my own first piece of travel advice.