Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why You Should NOT Move to Santiago, Chile

The most popular post on this blog for 2 years describes why Chile is the best country to move to, mainly because the constant flow of terrible news about the economies of Europe and the fall of the United States … Continue reading

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Our Summer in the San Francisco Bay Area

Mary and I passed the summer in the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento River Delta areas. We met there, married, and moved out of the area to Colorado in 1996 to enjoy a bigger house and higher standard of living. … Continue reading

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Web Startup Bubble Losing Air Fast

The Wall Street Journal reports that web startup seed stage funding is disappearing as angel investors balk at high valuations.

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Healthy Meal Plans: The Paleo Diet

James Kim writes guest blog posts for Food on the Table about health and wellness, elaborating here on my discussion of the diet of tennis star Novak Djokovic. – Mark No one knows the perfect formula for fad diets. I’m … Continue reading

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Everything is Amazing, Especially Google

My wife Mary is reading Cutting for Stone, a fabulous story I recommend where in the opening scene a nurse crossing the sea revives an incapacitated doctor of seasickness by placing him in a hammock. Mary asked me if the … Continue reading

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What Start-Up Chile and Startup America Can Learn From Each Other

Startup America was inspired by Startup Chile, but the USA has some good ideas that Chile should emulate, too. The best thing governments can do is repeal regulations and laws enacted by previous governments, and the USA may be progressing … Continue reading

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