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John Matel giving talkThe post below is the core of my talk that I gave yesterday to a group of young engineers re infrastructure in Iraq.    Chrissy came along and took the picture you see on the side.   I think the talk went okay.    I did not have too much to write today but I wanted to put up the picture of me at work.  I enjoy public speaking as long as I don’t have to stick too closely to the text.   I like the give-and-take, not the formal talking at the crowd.

I cannot decide what I like best.  Speaking is one of my natural environments.  I like to talk to groups of people, but then I really like to be in my woods by myself. I am lucky to have the lifestyle that lets me indulge many of my peculiar preferences.  Forestry is not a common hobby among FSOs. 

Espen and I were watching TV and on came a commercial for Bosley hair restoration.   He asked me why I didn't call. I told him that i not only don't mind being bald, but I actually prefer it.  It is much easier to take care of and I pity those hairy fools who have to waste their money and grooming products and throw away their time using them. 

I also am happy with the beard.  I can groom that once a week and otherwise not think about it.  No more shampoo and shaving.   Mornings are easy.  

I figure this is probably my most inane post, but sometimes you have to be inane.

As I walked around tonight, I noticed the Capitol.  It is pretty at night and – to my surprise – my camera got a decent picture.  It is amazing what a cheap digital camera can do.  Of course, I had to take five to get this one w/o too much shaking to make it blurry.

Capitol at night


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Comments

Intelligence works on NCB's threats since, before current administration. The brave decision of The United States in Irak on March 2003, delayed the usage of NCB's on present time.
By April 1999, Vladimiro Montesinos (Ex Intelligence and Political Advisor to Ex Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori) had Undercovered Agents collecting Intelligence in Irak for the United States.
Several times, intelligence was sent to Lima via satellite and then to the Clinton Administration at Washington D.C.
Today people is misinformed on this matter, they MUST know that NCB's threats are real and Hussein was not a joke: why those audio tapes are not release to the public?

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