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Entries from May 2008

Nucking Futs

May 31st, 2008 · No Comments

International MBA, three years experience as a broker. Speak three languages passably well. And this is what hotjobs has available to me:

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Confirmed

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments

I can still speak Portuguese decently well while I’m drunk. Well, perhaps not when drunk, but perhaps in that nice zone of being buzzed. I’ve also learned the word for buzzed in Portuguese is estar alegre, or to be happy. Great language this.
The people here think I’m Brazilian. And the Brazilians [...]

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So Much for Being an Illegal Immigrant Again

May 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

I’m currently in Lisbon. Check out the photos.  And the masthead is a compsite shot of the Rio Tejo and the Alfama/Sé neighborhoods.
I’m headed back to the States at the end of June. The plan was to stick around here until the beginning of September, but the added cost of heading out of [...]

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I went to a bull fight today

May 9th, 2008 · No Comments

It was pretty sporting, and seemed pretty even. Until the lancers wound the bull. Then it didn’t seem as cricket as before.

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Five Year Plan, Five Years On

May 5th, 2008 · No Comments

I was officially hired on Cinco de Mayo five years ago. The five year mark feels odd, mainly for this reason.
I hate the interview question “so where do you want to be in five years” or “what is your five year goal.” I hate it mainly because five years ago, my plans didn’t [...]

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