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Week plan Jan 19 to 25 2020

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What is Mike Up To Now – Jan 19 to 25, 2020 Missing my wife and kids. This is harder than I thought. Wechat video calls are not the same. Recovering from volcano / getting sick – jeez, what a rough week starting in Manila. But volcano seems gone for now (? I hope) and air is better and my …

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Arrived in Manila, Miss Family, Lot of Work To Do

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What is Mike Up To Now – Jan 12 – 18, 2020 Greetings from Manila, Philippines. Arrived early Friday morning after a rather rough flight from Shenyang, to Shenzhen (2 hour delay there) and then arriving first thing in the morning Friday to Alpha Rock. (Video blog being created now) Preparing For week w/ ARC – Ready to “rock”, we …

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Preparing: Dongbei to Manila

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What is Mike Up To Now – Jan 5, 2020 to Jan 11, 2020 Weekly update – quick bullet points: * Last few days in my wife’s hometown of Shenyang, China with her and the kids (and the in-laws). * Mother in law on the cancer medication and lets see how it goes. * Flying to Manila, Philippines Thursday evening …

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Travel Warnings From US Consulate For Being in China

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Just another day living in China. But I am not sure what email list I am on – but this just came in from the American Embassy. 12 mins ago Subject: Updated Travel Advisory From: americancitizensinchina @ state.gov The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for China on December 31, 2019. The Department continues to advise travelers to exercise …

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What is Mike Up to Now – Dec 29 – Jan 4 2020

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What is Mike Upto Now – Dec 29 – Jan 4 2020 * Still freezing in Shenyang, China. * Mother in law’s battle with cancer – Those reading my blog see my mother in law has a late stage cancer treatment medicine endeavor to face Monday. * Brainstorming / preparing for 2020 – the last week of the year I …

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My Mother In Law’s Fight With Melanoma

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So one of the major reasons I am in Shenyang for Christmas is my strong mother-in-law is fighting with melanoma. Makes me think back to my beautiful and amazing Aunt Nina. Actually seems there is many health issues right now in the family – in previous blog updates we mentioned my father in law having heart surgery (seems due to …

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Reliving “China Experiences” Through My Children

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My Son Is Eating Bugs in China (Reliving My First China Experiences) Back here in China now, and at the wife’s hometown. First up for dinner, dumplings – ok, sure – acceptable. But also some kind of bug larva. Miles was so scared when it first came on the table , standing up on his chair and pointing. Everyone laughed. …

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Landed in Shenyang, Week Plan Dec 22

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What Mike is Up to Dec 22- 28, 2019 Quick highlights: * Arrived in Shenyang, China – Typing this up from my aunt-in-law’s kitchen table in deep north China. Luckily has heating so don’t need to type with gloves! Will be here for the “Western” holidays. * May go to Harbin for Ice Festival (even colder) but doing it for …

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Packing It Up This Week

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Week Plan Dec 15 – 21, 2019 Highlights: Quick update, still in Chiang Mai, Thailand til Friday – working hard on content as I prepare to go to China where the internet doesn’t work. Kid’s Christmas Party Thursday Dec 19 (that is why we stayed this long!) Content creation and online marketing as usual Keeping this one short – honestly …

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Week of Dec 8 – 14, 2019

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Week of Dec 8 – 14, 2019 What Mike is Up To Now! Quick update: Back to Chiang Mai from a few days in Bangkok for the Affiliate World and Sellers World conferences. Creating new newsletter for investors and potential investors of Alpha Rock Capital Deciding on dates and location of the next Cross Border Summit, looking at Nov 20-22, …

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My Dad: Super Blood Donor (100 gallons)

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My Dad Is Amazing – Record 100 Gallon Blood Donor Since as young as I can remember, my dad has been donating blood. I remember going with him, getting a lollipop, and talking to the nurses at the various blood centers. Not sure how it got started, but he was giving blood consistently. Maybe every week or so, I would …

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See You in Bangkok? Sellers World + Affiliate World

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See You At Affiliate World Asia and Sellers World Conference in BKK? I’m pretty pumped – the last big event of 2019 for me – and it is a 2 for 1 Affiliate World Asia (Wed/Thurs Dec 4-5), 2019 And Sellers World Conference (Friday Dec 6), 2019 Will be going as Global From Asia media partner and there to connect …

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Packing For China + Bangkok Conference (Now: Dec 1-7, 2019)

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Packing, Bangkok, What Mike’s Up To Dec 1 – 7, 2019 This week ahead: Going to Affiliate World Asia and Seller’s World Conference Tuesday til Saturday in Bangkok. Packing up the house in Chiang Mai – boxes everywhere. Preparing to go to Manila after a few weeks in China to work more closely with the team at Alpha Rock Capital …