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May 29 – my 10th day in Rio

Today was our last day of learning from ‘experts’, except that we have some experts who are with us every day. The CIEE staff has been incredible: Matthew Ryan, the head of the CIEE study center here, has lived off … Continue reading

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Sunday Mass – Day 6 in Rio

I’ve made friends here with a professor from another private university in Florida, where he teaches philosophy and religion, and is also an ordained Lutheran priest. He is currently in the process of “crossing the Tiber” – converting to the … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Disney Interactive, Part II (everything that’s not Disney Infinity)

During the Disney Interactive presentation, Disney Infinity (see this post) was the main feature, and was honestly the only reason I was interested in attending the session.   But there was quite a bit more content, and Disney Interactive was successful … Continue reading

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Disney Christmas: West Coast Edition

I’ve been a regular visitor to the Walt Disney World resort during the holiday season for many years; but this year is the first time I’ve made a similarly timed trip to the Disneyland resort.    I was excited to see … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Apple’s MobileMe service is being discontinued, forcing me to find a new home for theYawns.com.   For quite some time I’ve really only been using the domain as my email address, and the web presence has been rather neglected. Maybe I’ll … Continue reading

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