About The AuthorGabriel Mongefranco is an experienced leader in software development and security analysis. On his free time, he is also a writer, poet, philanthropist and adventurer. Learn more.
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- Posted on 2011.03.31 | No CommentsI can read all the exam preparation books and take all the practice tests in existence, but in the end, speaking English as a second language is my innate disadvantage. I just don't have the vocabulary that other Americans...
- Posted on 2010.12.25 | No CommentsI got to see my nieces and nephews open their presents (and break the first one of the night!). It was so very exciting... it was almost like being there with them! This completely opens the doors for future family gatherings.
- Posted on 2010.12.02 | 2 CommentsSo, what was the first thing I did? Well, I walked out of that ceremony with my naturalization certificate in hand and headed straight home to fill out the most important applications of my life: FBI and NOAA Corps.
- Posted on 2010.07.18 | 3 CommentsGuatemalan classical and folk music is probably not like anything you've heard before. Although there has been considerable Western influence from Spain, and modern popular music is much like popular styles in the U. S., Guatemalan music makes use of several native instruments....
- Posted on 2010.01.17 | No CommentsI'm back from Guatemala! It was fun, and it was really great to see my family again. It was the first time in many, many years that we could take a picture of the whole family together.
- Posted on 2008.08.31 | No CommentsI found some ancient poems of mine, written in an ancient Spanish dialect spoken by twelve-year-old boys, sometime during the middle ages of schooling era in Guatemala. Most of them are, of course, about my crushes on girls. :)
- Posted on 2008.06.21 | No CommentsThe book relates the Maya's tales of creation, conflicts both on Heaven and on Earth, and genealogy of the ancient people.
- Posted on 2008.06.15 | No CommentsAn introduction to the numeric system developed by the Ancient Mayans of Central America. The Maya also invented the zero, independently of the Western world.