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  • Return On Investment I remember feeling appalled when I saw the "Dreaming Has a Low ROI" advertisement on the NYC subway. In fact, the "careerbuilders.com" marketing wizards couldn't be more...

    Generation WHY

    Return On Investment I remember feeling appalled when I saw the “Dreaming Has a Low ROI” advertisement on the NYC subway. In fact, the “careerbuilders.com” marketing wizards couldn’t be more…

  • Epidemics of Obesity & Diabetes The United States of America (USA) is currently undergoing an epidemic of preventable disease. Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in the USA...

    Thought For Food

    Epidemics of Obesity & Diabetes The United States of America (USA) is currently undergoing an epidemic of preventable disease. Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in the USA…

  • For several weeks now, the USA Department of State has maintained a Travel Warning for travel to Mexico, especially to the US-Mexico border areas near Juarez, México in the state...

    Mexico Travel Alert

    For several weeks now, the USA Department of State has maintained a Travel Warning for travel to Mexico, especially to the US-Mexico border areas near Juarez, México in the state…

  • Flamepoeira. There is a special fondness on my lips when I utter that name. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein A mixture of "Flamenco" and "Capoeira", the former cafe/art gallery...

    End of an (Flamepo)-Eira

    Flamepoeira. There is a special fondness on my lips when I utter that name. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein A mixture of “Flamenco” and “Capoeira”, the former cafe/art gallery…

  • To Compete L.L. competere "strive in common," in L., "to come together, agree, to be qualified," later, "strive together," from com- "together" + petere "to strive, seek" Apparently the word...

    On Competition

    To Compete L.L. competere “strive in common,” in L., “to come together, agree, to be qualified,” later, “strive together,” from com- “together” + petere “to strive, seek” Apparently the word…

  • Washington D.C. transformed me into my former self. I wandered through the national capital, a stranger in a my native land, and I felt oddly at home. That's really what...

    My Inauguration

    Washington D.C. transformed me into my former self. I wandered through the national capital, a stranger in a my native land, and I felt oddly at home. That’s really what…

  • "I ask who's going to take the weight/And y'all shrug like Wednesdays are bad for me, I gotta study" - "G'Dang Digg" by RA Scion of Common Market I am...

    Studying…for what?

    “I ask who’s going to take the weight/And y’all shrug like Wednesdays are bad for me, I gotta study” – “G’Dang Digg” by RA Scion of Common Market I am…

  • A good friend of mine once said, "If you want to have your feet on the ground, take off your shoes." So, here I am, about to embark on my...

    Take off your shoes…

    A good friend of mine once said, “If you want to have your feet on the ground, take off your shoes.” So, here I am, about to embark on my…

  • Inspired by writings of the always-original G-Tron... I am in my cave. Crouched in a corner, my body aches from months of disuse being shocked to life at the local...

    In my cave…

    Inspired by writings of the always-original G-Tron… I am in my cave. Crouched in a corner, my body aches from months of disuse being shocked to life at the local…

  • OK. So, first of all, my return to the dUSA begs the question, "Is a 'Marcel in Mexico' blog still appropriate?" Do I have to change the name of my...

    Back from Mexico. So now what?

    OK. So, first of all, my return to the dUSA begs the question, “Is a ‘Marcel in Mexico’ blog still appropriate?” Do I have to change the name of my…

  • Easter marks the reunion of Jesus' spirit and dead body after his crucifixion three days earlier. Thousands of years later, here I am on Easter Sunday I'm trying to unite...

    Happy Resurrection Day

    Easter marks the reunion of Jesus’ spirit and dead body after his crucifixion three days earlier. Thousands of years later, here I am on Easter Sunday I’m trying to unite…

  • How to put together an Internet Café in Tijuana for under $5,000... 5 donated computers from father's business contact: $0.00 BUT requires having a father with such a business contact:...

    The True Cost of Entrepreneurship

    How to put together an Internet Café in Tijuana for under $5,000… 5 donated computers from father’s business contact: $0.00 BUT requires having a father with such a business contact:…