Category: ACbert

15 May

Feeling Anxiety Around Not Being Good Enough

Comedian Louis CK does this bit about how NYC does an amazing job of putting you in your place no matter how good things are. Here’s a segment from his show… “If you woke up that morning feeling particularly good looking, don’t worry because on your way to work, you’ll pass a pack of supermodels […]

02 Dec

Getting To Platinum Status on American Airlines

ACbert, Traveling No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Please file this post under #FirstWorldProblems. It’s the end of the year and I’m 3,522 miles (or two segments) short of Platinum status on American Airlines. There are lots of nice benefits for the next 12 months of travel that make it worth my effort to reach Platinum status before the deadline of Dec 31st. […]

05 Sep

5 Things I’ve Learned After 5 Years of Marriage

ACbert, Love, Self Insight 3 Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Ask anyone and they’d tell you that they were the perfect couple. They met in high school, married in college and had two kids in their 30s. But after 25 years of marriage, they called it quits and got a divorce. This kind of story scares the crap out of me and sadly I’ve heard […]

18 May

Waiting For Annie At The Airport

ACbert, Love, Traveling No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

In my junior year of college, I did a semester abroad in Berlin, Germany with the Goethe Institute. Towards the end of my trip, Annie saved enough money from her job to come visit me for a week. I’ll never forget the moment I saw her for the first time as she came through the […]

04 Mar

The Value of Walking Time

ACbert, Fitness/Health No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Annie works about a mile and a half north from our home here in NYC, which is the perfect distance for a good end of the day walk together. Yesterday, as we were walking home together, I was thinking about the reasons why I like walking with her so much… It gives us both a […]

18 Jan

Burning Sadness

ACbert No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

It’s 5:30am and I’m waiting for my Supershuttle to the airport, but quickly wanted to record a feeling I had last night that shook me to the core. My alarm was set to go off at 4am, but for whatever reason I woke up at 3:50 instead. I looked over at my wife and something […]

02 Jul

It’s Official, My Wife will Manage the Internet at

ACbert No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

A couple weeks ago, I posted this cryptic update that several people asked me about… Proud day for me to be the husband of @anniecolbert and get to travel through life with such an amazing person. — Tom Krieglstein (@tomkrieglstein) June 15, 2012 Today Mashable made it official that my wife (known as ACbert on […]

14 May

I’m Out

ACbert, Fitness/Health, Friends 2 Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Each Spring, ACbert and I usually join two soccer leagues and one softball league. All the teams are fun groups, so not only do we enjoy playing, we also enjoy hanging out with the different groups.I usually only join a team after I’ve looked ahead on my calendar to know for sure that I will […]

05 Apr

Oh Shit Moments

ACbert, Self Insight, Traveling 2 Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Last month I went on a ski trip with friends to Mount Snow. It was my first time at Mount Snow and only my second time skiing in many years. Growing up in a flat-land state, Illinois, didn’t provide many opportunities to ski beyond the local converted garbage hills. I like skiing, and now that […]

02 Apr

Die Ghost-Twitterin – My Wife in a Swiss Newspaper

ACbert, Media/PR No Comments by Tom Krieglstein

My wife continues to dominate the print media with yet another article about her job as a Ghost Twitterer. Her last media cameo was in Wired Magazine. This time it’s for a Swiss newspaper with a full page headshot! (full image)