Monthly Archives: March 2006

Premio al Mejor Compañero de la Semana . . .

El Comité ha decidido conceder el Premio al Mejor Compañero de Trabajo de la Semana a . . . Mayte

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Concurso Semanal: Name that Co-Worker

Para esta semana, permito a los lectores decidir . . .

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Food

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Everyone loves a good meal. People think of food with nostalgia for home or for better times. But, sometimes I wish we could live witout food. It often just gets in the way. Especially on a day like today when my stomach hurts, I feel no homesickness for food, just a desire to avoid eating and to roll myself into my bed like a Mexican fajita.

A few weeks back, my friend Laura (who has a degree in Physical Education and Physiotherapy, is very borde, and who I generally refer to as primer plato) was educating me on the relationship between stress and the digestive system. While it is generally accepted that stress creates stomach discomfort and alignments, the reverse is just as prevelant. Stomach pains cause stress. What’s more stressful than having nausea on a crowded public bus or stuffy metro? Worse of all, it’s lunch time. What am I going to eat?

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I know nothing about clouds, I don’t speak French, and I can’t play the piano.

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About six months ago, I was running on the treadmill listening to Thelonious Monk, and I was suddenly overcome by one of the profoundest revelations of my lifetime to date. It wasn’t about the existence of God, the meaning of life and death, or about love. It was much simpler yet just as significant. Here it is:

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Catching Up

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Like every weekend since I started working for FON, my primary goal is to sleep as much as humanly possible. The problem is that I have been neglecting the things that I enjoy the most in life: my friends, my family, reading, writing, listening to music, working out, and sleeping. Various of these are thus sacrificed. While I had everything planned to sleep in on Saturday and Sunday, I ended up foregoing on the sleep and dedicated the majority of my time catching up with friends.

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10 Important People who Never Read Grave Error

The following 10 people I consider important in my life, and yet they simply do not read my blog:

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Premio al Mejor Compañero de la Semana: And the winner is . . .

Esta semana ha sido corta pero muy intensa, no solo para los que trabajan en FON sino también para el Comité que toma su papel con mucha seriedad y profesionalismo. El Comité ha valorado la aportación de todos los compañeros y ha decidido, de forma unánime, conceder el Premio al Mejor Compañero de Trabajo de la Semana a . . . Eric

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