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Truffle Entrepreneur, Immigrant Son's Success

It could just be that I have had a nearly two-decade love for truffles; or the storyline combining entrepreneurship, economics and food, a mix that I favor; or maybe my being the son of an immigrant explains my response to this post at the New Yorker’s website; probably it is because I can almost picture… 879 more words



So I am under pressure. From outside forces and from myself. I am currently in the process of writing my MA Supporting Statement. This is where I need to lay out why I think I should get a place on the course.  343 more words


Writing a personal statement is the worst.

Medical School

Same Jaguar, Different Camera

Yesterday I posted a couple images from a guest’s phone camera, including one of the cat above seen through the lens of a scope. What I did not know when I posted that was that another guide, Marvin who was with two other guests, had come upon the cat first and had signaled to Luis to bring his two guests to see the cat, which seemed quite relaxed in this location. 29 more words

Nature Photography

Jaguar & Other Surprises At Chan Chich Lodge

I was just starting to think how surprisingly awesome broccoli is, when a guest at Chan Chich Lodge showed me the photo he took about an hour ago. 176 more words

Conservation Tourism

Fossils, In Technicolor, Can Get You Thinking

The moment I saw this illustration above I was taken back to the books of my childhood–the ones my parents knew I liked the best, and a favored gift on birthdays, with fantastic illustrations of prehistoric creatures. 402 more words


Recommended By Guests At Chan Chich Lodge

When guests of Chan Chich Lodge told me last evening about their local Audubon Center in Connecticut (USA), my first thought was a memory of the Audubon Center in my hometown, also in Connecticut, and how essential it was to the decisions I made to do what I do today. 266 more words