Category Archives: Travel

Day 4 in Rio

Today has been a long and exhausting day, so the blog will be short. Sunrise is about 6:20 here, and I was on the sidewalk alongside Copacabana to enjoy it this morning. Here is a photo of one of the … Continue reading

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Day 3 in Rio

We got an early start this morning, riding a city bus to the oldest part of town where CIEE has their study center. We had a lesson in basic Portuguese – it is really hard! I learned I’ve been pronouncing … Continue reading

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Day 2 in Rio

[Editor’s note:  Second in a series of posts from my brother Marcus as he visits Rio de Janeiro — Mike] Greetings from Marcus in Rio! Tonight is the last major soccer match before the World Cup begins in 3 weeks. … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Rio de Janeiro

NOTE: I am on a 10-day, university faculty seminar conducted by the Council on International Exchange Education (ciee.org). I will be joined by about a dozen US-based faculty tomorrow. Ola! I arrived Rio airport (GIG) about 0845 today (Tuesday); immigration, … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration

In my last post, I talked about the Baseball Scorecard app that never made it to launch.   That was in 2009, and ever since then, I’ve had it in the back of my mind that doing an iPhone app was … Continue reading

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A New App and a New Blog

Yesterday my first-ever iPhone app launched in the App Store for Apple’s iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch).    The link to download the app is at right and also below. I have also created a new blog specifically for the … Continue reading

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The Reagan Presidential Library

While I was in Southern California to visit Disneyland, I took advantage of a friend’s offer to drive out to the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. The immediate rationale for the trip was to see the limited engagement exhibit, … Continue reading

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