Europe

Update on Little Differences 4

In a previous post I talked about the porn at the gas station. We recently drove from Dordrecht to Heidelberg for our Global Marketing Meeting and this time when we stopped off to get gas I got some proof. Notice the ingenius co-marketing of the “Betty Boop” video right below Read more…

By Brian Bishop, ago
Europe

Little Differences 4

So I’m in a car on my way to play frisbee in Groningen, which is in the north easternmost corner of the country. We stop after an hour at a gas station to fill up and get some snacks from the convenience store. Now we all can be thankful for Read more…

By Brian Bishop, ago
General

Sophia Maranhao Guzik

Big news! Sofia Maranhao Guzik entered the world on April 18th, weighing in at 6lbs 15 ozs and 19.5 inches long. And with a head of black hair. Congratulations to proud parents Pete and Allie Guzik. Best wishes for the future. Love, Brian and Ann

By Brian Bishop, ago
Europe

Little Differences 3

Here’s an annoying difference between Europe and the States: dry cleaning costs a fortune here. Which is strange, because you’d think that since the average business dress code is more formal here than in the US, that more people would have dry cleaning to do and therefore the prices would Read more…

By Brian Bishop, ago
Ramblings

Spectacle of Death

What is it about a slow, televised death that is so fascinating? I come home from MBA class, turn on the TV, and find out that what everyone has been speculating for two days is now official: Pope John Paul II is near death from advanced Parkinsons. Now, as the Read more…

By Brian Bishop, ago