Author Archives: Gerald

Leaded Gasoline

I am the oldest of the “millennial” generation, and until 1980, cars burned leaded gasoline. The problem with lead is that when you burn it, the gasses get in the air and lead dumbs us down. Especially childrean. Economists convinced policymakers to force engineers to switch to unleaded gasoline because by lowering IQ, the whole […]

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The Phoenix

My brother in law Volkan had to liquidate the tools and equipment of his namesake Istanbul restaurant today. It got me wondering about what kind of phoenix(s) will rise from the ashes of COVID. I then remembered my ambitious nephew Yuma who started a composting operation creating soils. Farmers highly value soil, and he wants […]

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Yacht Charters

To all those who may decide to explore our gorgeous blue planet by yacht, please consider contacting my friend Burak Korel, former captain of a $10M yacht featured in a James Bond film. His experience as a seaman makes him uniquely equipped to help you book the right charter for you. His specialty is charters […]

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Radyo Bozcaada

A favorite free, online station is Radyo Bozcaada. Music is primarily broadcast in French, Greek, Spanish, English, and of course, in their native Turkish. or on the mobile app

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You Smell

I love this branding example from You Smell soap makers.

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