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As may become evident through my writings, I have a somewhat varied background with over 22 years college teaching experience, over 30 years experience in various federal positions and a significant amount of traveling and living in a variety of places and circumstances.  And, contrary to what is posted on the internet, I was born in Rome, Italy and achieved U.S. Naturalization as a child.

As you read my posts I sincerely hope you will feel comfortable and welcome in commenting on each. I regret being unable to have a “sit down” with each and every one of you, but I very highly regard the opportunity to engage in discussion with you.

There are only 2 posts which have a “fictional” flavor, though your decision as to whether they are fiction is yours alone. These are: Reflections, and Zep Tepi – which is actually a later written chapter in Reflections.

The COMMENTS sections for all previous posts are now open. Please do let me get to know you through your comments.  Registration is easy and free.  No one will track you or bother you in any way. You will not receive calls from this site at dinner time.

Unfortunately, due to a very large volume of SPAM postings, I must delete comments that do not reference and specifically discuss particular articles I have posted. It is also possible that, if you try to file a comment without registering it will go to spam, where I will not see it. I feel badly about this, but circumstances demand it.
Marco M. Pardi

  1. Thank you for your very kind comment. I hope you will comment on the articles also. Marco


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    • Hello, and welcome, Khalid. I’m very glad you find my blog worthwhile and I really look forward to your thoughts. I’m sure I and the other readers will benefit from you being with us. Thanks again, Marco


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  13. Hey, Marco!…(wait for it…….POLO!)…I hope that put a smile on your face, If not, my bad……bad joke. Ok, so I am here because of Jamie Butler, she posted something about coming to check you out in FB, and here I am, I have already read some of your postings?/blog articles?…. VERY INTERESTING…but its in the wee hours, I will come back and officially start making comments, later today/evening. Just wanted to introduce my self…. Take Care – Leo


    • Welcome, Leo. I’m glad you are here, and look forward to our interaction. I’m currently in travel status, so may not be timely in responses. But please know I am glad you are here. Marco


  14. Rachel Taylor permalink


    I was a student of yours at GPC. I’m very excited to read your blog and I hope you’re doing well 🙂


    • Hello, Rachel. I am so glad you found this site, and am looking forward to your comments and interaction. And, I would very much like to learn of your career success. Marco


  15. Marco I ‘enjoyed’ your post on Mary, whom I only knew through our email forum. alex


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