Category Archives: Life of Marcos


Last week, Nathan Finkelstein moved to Austin to pursue an MBA in UT.

Also, Arturo Karakowsky moved in as an exchange student. He is also as of last week my housemate. He is a decent FIFA player… goodbye productivity.

The Marcos Kirsch Experience® welcomes them both to the beautiful city of Austin.

May the force be with you

Coming soon: photos from the move…

May the force be with youOriginally uploaded by moikirsch.
Update 7/12/2005: Moi did not send the pictures so I’ll just link to his flickr album


  • 1 can of chiles serranos
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tomato
  • 30 tortillas
  • salsa
  • 1/2 Gallon of orange juice
  • 8 large eggs


  • 400 grams of dried meat

$80 (mexican pesos)

  • Machacado con huevo for breakfast the morning after a big party




It’s now ten days since I stopped saying bad words (unless under extreme pressure, such as Monterrey being scored on or accidentally hitting a glass sliding door.I must say it’s been a rough ten days, and to make up for the loss in vocabulary I have been resorting to south-american terms such as “burda”, “pana”, “chamo” and “arrecho”. Cetrulo is proud.

I am now officially an uncle

Joana just gave birth a few hours ago to two (if they look anyhing like me) beautiful baby girls.

Congratulations to Jaco and Joana and the new grandparents and the new great grandmothers and the new great-great grandmother and everyone else.

Update (3/7/2005): Ok, the names are in. Oldest one (by a few minutes, anyway) is Joelle (Yohevet in hebrew) and the other one is Liat (Leah in hebrew). That was easy, right? In case you’re wondering, I’m Meir.

Yo-yo au-naturel

I just spent 1 hour completely naked playing with my new wooden-axle proyo yo-yo (redefining the term “Extreme yo-yo”).Click here for some pictures. Continue reading Yo-yo au-naturel