Category Archives: Life of Marcos


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

Busy Sunday

Very busy day yesterday:

  • 8 AM: Last game of the Austin Soccer City League, at SEMP (30 minutes drive). We won and took the championship.
  • 11 AM: About 7 people came over for lunch and to watch…
  • 12 PM: Monterrey VS Guadalajara (at Jalisco stadium). Score: 1-1.
  • 2 PM: Clean the apartment. Specially that kitchen floor. Wow.
  • 5 PM: Cirque Du Soleil, it was a great show.
  • 8 PM: Dinner at El Dorado, by the lake.Now I need another weekend.

Colorful week of Passover

It’s been 6 days of Passover. I’m sick and tired, all I’ve been eating is beige. Matzah, matzah ball soup, gefilte fish, chicken, tuna, coconut macaroons, mashed potatoes…. you name it.I want beans.