Camel in Palmyra, Syria

As They Say In Syria, Shukran!

Derek Personal Stuff 16 Comments

This blogging stuff has continued to be quite remarkable as of late, especially the past six weeks or so. Things are happening that I simply never expected and I’m communicating with so many incredible people that it’s almost overwhelming 🙂 Basically, I couldn’t be happier with my decision to start this blog so many months ago. Also, as you might …

Thank you, merci, gracias, arigato

I Want To Thank Each & Every One Of You

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Nine days have now passed since the official launch of my new project – I really didn’t have any expectations when I did the launch and as a result, found myself overcome with giggly excitement when the first sale was made less than 3 hours after introducing the product right here on this blog! Now I could lie to …

June 24th, 2010: Seven Posts To Read

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A couple of days ago, I had a little more time than normal to sit down and go through the dozens of blogs that I follow either through RSS or email. And it was perhaps one of the most rewarding blog reading sessions I’ve had in a while, as with the extra time on my hands, I was able to …

My First Post From The US

Derek Personal Stuff, USA 31 Comments

As usual, it has taken me a few days to adjust to being back in the US. After all, during the eight months I spent in Mexico, I just didn’t have to deal with such things as mega-stores the size of some small countries, endless conversations about money and careers, and television ads for flavor-changing chewing gum. Seriously, flavor-changing gum? …