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strange things….oh those strange things

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funny reading this email I received and thinking about how much life has drastically changes in the past 6 months…alas – here’s a very interesting forward that contains many cocktail party conversation starters.. —–In the 1400’s a law was set forth that a man was not allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence …

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good to be back in Connecticut

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so the past days I’ve been living out of my luggage….interesting part is that my last few days in San Diego involved many comings and goings of friends on the east and west coast! most likely the labor day weekend, some girlfriend/boyfriend breakups, and simply the end of summer vacations caused the unexpected spurt of visitations at Piotr’s. after surviving …

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lots of seminars….lots of coffee

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lots and lots of coffee – the past week and change I’ve been attending all kinds of seminars on international business….legal stuff…..import and export….counseling….its just insane…but I’m trying to take in as much as I can…feel like this isn’t school, this is learning how to make it in the international business arena.

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Credit Market Mania affecting my businesses

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hmmm… So I’m thinking about a company actually coming up w/ the money for these large deal I’m brokering…..obviously the credit markets is out of control…but I didn’t put two and two together until our today. But these transactions, if financed, are asset backed on inventory goods, so that has to be a safer loan than others, and hopefully these …

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my current life according to Andrew Moran

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Yes…so in our daily email web back and forth – he reacted to my next few month’s itinerary as: “ Andrew Moran to me show details 8:06 pm (3½ hours ago) you are a wise and noble traveler. your like an alcoholic Kane roaming the earth in search of debachery, profit and kicking magoo’s ass. The nobelest of callings… HEY …

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the rapid development of loadpipe.com

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this past week LoadPipe.com has developed like crazy…. between my quotes from IT development – finding and agreeing on a front end UI / graphic design – and firming up specs, uses, scope, and competitive analysis… just need to decide when I stop holding back from debuting it and marketing it and selling it….

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never stop trying new things, and renewing old

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so this weekend was a rather relaxing weekend, local weekend beach bum, bbq, and movie night! I drove standard / stick shift last night – haven’t done that since summer 2003 (re: usa roadtrip w/ Scott) and I picked it up rather quickly…..guess its like a bike, once you learn you don’t really forget. First attempt at surfing! – so …

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networking….networking…and more networking

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you’ve heard it all your life, and its soo true….and the value is not just having a network, but having a network that is aware of what you’re doing, and that would recommend you to someone they know… I feel like i’ve been jumping from vine to vine lately – like tarzan of the jungle in the networking world…meet one …

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new month – time to reflect and refocus

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about to begin my 3rd month as a full time entrepreneur – and I fully say I do not regret making this decision – while I do not exactly know how things will pan out – it feels refreshing to know I have done this and have learned tons so far! Beginning a new month – especially as an entrepreneur …

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whenever I’m in San Diego….

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a power outage in NYC happens….scott IMs me – dude how come this happens everytime when you go to San Diego? Yea yea, so 2x is every time? Back in Summer 03 on my roadtrip across USA, while in San Diego, we turned the TV on in the hotel and it was a blank screen – CNN showing the NY …

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back in San Diego from NYC

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sup ya’ll…back in san diego…..was away for almost a week at the bar show in NYC – check out some photos on the new york bar store blog = newyorkbarstore.com/blog next up – LA this week meeting up some potential partners….. need to get my Visa to visit China researching buying in Miami sourcing some ny bar store sourcing…. want …

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packing for my redeye to NYC

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things are moving along – trying to hold it together…..get it together! phone calls are insane these days…..and I just have to learn how to prioritize – but not only my time, but the BS calls from people who are fishing for free info, wasting my time….though I hate to say anyone can waste my time because one learns from …

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on the surfliner train to Los Angeles

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heading over to Los Angeles for a 3 day weekend – nope, no holiday tomorrow, just thought i’d take the afternoon train. have a meeting with a biz buddy tonight, grab some food and drinks – talk about Beijing – tomorrow luncheon, some crazy stuff, saturday a bar hop w/ my buddy Scott Schwartz and his sister so yea, i’m …