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Life After Uruguay (LAU)

December 25, 2008

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I am writing this post from North America, having flown back last weekend. My eleven weeks in Uruguay passed very quickly and now I am moving on to whatever is next. In the immediate future I have two weeks of vacation time to relax and decompress. I have a ton of pictures to sort through, […]

Final Speech at Laboratorios Clausen

December 19, 2008

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My speech I planned to deliver on my last day at Clausen. They planned a small party with all of the employees for me. Unfortunately, I got very sick during the day and I had to leave early, so the party got cancelled. I emailed this speech instead. ——————————————————————————————– Thank you to all of you […]

Cabo Polonio – Provoking the Sea Lions

December 15, 2008

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Kick-Start Your Priority Focus

December 12, 2008

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From Les Hewitt’s “Power of Focus” workbook. 1. Say no. 2. Delegate more effectively. 3. Communicate better. 4. Set well-defined boundaries. 5. Let go (do you really need to know all the details?) 6. Think more about targets and goals. 7. Plan and prioritize each week. 8. Reflect one hour each week 9. Celebrate your […]

The Omnivore’s Hundred

December 11, 2008

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I found this list on an interesting blog. It is the 100 foods that he thinks every omnivore should have tried at least once. As he says “The list includes fine food, strange food, everyday food and even some pretty bad food – but a good omnivore should really try it all.” You can find […]

La Rambla

December 11, 2008

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One of the things I will miss most about living in Montevideo is the Rambla. It is a wide sidewalk and bikepath along the coast that continues for many miles in both directions. Uruguayans spend considerable amounts of time sitting along the Rambla, drinking Mate or Pilsen, and pondering the fate of the world. It […]

Starting the Process of Saying Goodbye

December 11, 2008

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It is hard to believe but my time in Uruguay is nearly over. I have mixed feelings, though overall I am happy to be going home. Eleven weeks away from home, wife, Sammy, friends, good beer, mexican food, and chinese food is a bit long. I can not imagine what the soldiers who are posted […]