Bed Bugs in Philadelphia Multi-Unit Rowhouse

June 24, 2011

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Yesterday I received a call about bed bugs at a Philadelphia rowhouse off of our BugsInMyBed website. The caller rents out seven rooms separately, with all renters sharing one kitchen. The caller had many questions about self-treatment. I had no choice by to refuse to answer most of these questions, especially those about chemicals that he could use on his own. I emphasized how dangerous it would be for him to self-treat, especially a multi-unit building.
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The Language War of Professional Certification

June 6, 2011

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As a foreigner traveling in Latvia and Estonia this week, I am enjoying the opportunity to revive my university acquired Russian skills some 35 years ago. I can enjoy also the game of picking up a few words in Estonian and finding elements of Russian grammar in the Latinized Latvian shop signs. It’s a game one enjoys as a lover of foriegn language study. Like any puzzle, the more linguistic pieces you pick up the more complete the puzzle, until it forms a complete picture, a beautiful mosaic of human development and civiization.
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Sun Tzu – The Art of War for Managers

June 3, 2011

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Sun Tzu The Art of War for Managers

The Arts of War for Managers

Vacations are a great time to get away from your business long enough to truly think about it, free from the daily distractions. This week, while in the Baltic republics, I have been reading Sun Tzu The Art of War for Managers. It’s rare for me to read a book from front to back cover, so having succeeded in that regard I can attest that it is a book that even I can get through.
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