Taefer was a New York stock broker for many years and he made a fortune. One day he looked at what the stress had cost him; divorce, his children's alienation, health problems and no life beyond work. Money versus happiness? Taefer chose a new life and the open road. This was twenty two years ago and now he lives six months of the year in Hawaii, doing what he loves best, being a vegetarian chef and yoga instructor. Who would ever guess such, by looking at him?