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Food and Travel: Chengdu – Hot Pot Paradise!


I am getting around to this really late I know, but back in May, I visited Chengdu, China for the first time and it was amazing. Well, honestly, the city (China’s 4th biggest and the capital of the Sichuan province) … Continue reading

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Paris with/out Kids: Place de la Republique, a parental lunch in the 3rd, and a bike excursion


After nearly 2 years of crippling traffic jams in the neighborhood, Paris finally unveiled the “new” Place de la Republique. Basically it eliminated traffic passing on the north side of the square and created two way traffic down the “Grands … Continue reading

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Making Blogging a Habit: 5 Tips and Tricks


It may not seem like much, but trying to write something interesting on a daily basis is quite challenging, not to say obsessive-compulsive. Perhaps it is just me, but not having hit 300 posts last year during the #postaday2100 postathon … Continue reading

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Some Advice: Beware of Lurking Friends in Restaurants – or – The Joys of Business Dining


So, I had this business dinner (which I dreaded by the way). I was told it was in this swanky restaurant. Stupidly, I sort of bragged to a friend of mine about it. Well, bragged is rather strong, I just … Continue reading

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More VMware tips for using Fusion with Windows VMs: Memory management and networking


I still have a couple of other tips in terms of using VMware Fusion with Windows VMs. Yesterday, I focused on my favorite tools. Here I thought I’d mention some of the best practices I have picked up. Memory management: … Continue reading

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Some favorite tools I use in my VMware images when testing pplications on Windows


In my marketing job, it is surprisingly rare that I actually get my hands dirty with the software I promote. This week, I dove in head first on my VMware Fusion image and thought perhaps I’d share a couple tips … Continue reading

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Fun with Kids in Paris: A Geeky Afternoon and Mysteries of the Universe


The Palais de la Découverte is part of the Grand Palais and a little known gem in the Paris museum circuit. It isn’t as flashy as the Cité des Sciences at La Villette, but it is accessible and fun – … Continue reading

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