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Good Ole’ Uncle Vic December 2013: Long Live Tradition!

December 11, 2013 By: Victor Brick

Ho, Ho, Ho, everybody. Merry Christmas! And Happy Holidays! For most of us, the holidays are a very special time of year. One of the things that makes it so special is traditions; traditions like decorating the tree, Christmas lights, presents, and getting family together. Tradition binds a family together. It binds a country together. It…

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Good Ole’ Uncle Vic October/November 2013: A lesson from Lincoln, live from Brazil

November 6, 2013 By: Victor Brick

Hi everybody. How are you? Welcome to October/November’s Good Ole Uncle Vic. This Uncle Vic comes to you from Brazil. Lynne, Vicki, Jon and I recently went to Sao Paolo, Brazil, for a health club owners roundtable meeting hosted by Edgar Corona, the owner of Smart Fit and Bio Ritmo health clubs in Brazil. Most…

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September Uncle Vic: Eating, Praying and Loving in Bali, Indonesia

September 25, 2013 By: Victor Brick

We’re here on the beach at the Oberoi Beach Club and Resort in Semenyak, on the island of Bali, Indonesia. We have been visiting our good friends Tony and Sue deLeede who, among other things, own a surfers resort and beach club on the other side of the island called Komune. Say good morning Tony:…

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Good Ole’ Uncle Vic August 2013: Stockholm, a Wedding and Friendship

August 14, 2013 By: Victor Brick

Lynne and I recently attended the wedding of our good friend, Rasmus Ingerslev and his new bride, Mouna Esmaeilzadeh in Stockholm, Sweden. We first flew to Amsterdam where we spent time with our good friend, Rene Moos, and then we all flew to Stockholm where we were joined by our friends Molly and Frank Napolitano from Philadelphia and Patch and Silken, who had flown all…

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Good Ole’ Uncle Vic July 2013: Hallowed Ground!

July 10, 2013 By: Victor Brick

We are here in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. As you may or may not know, Gettysburg was the pivotal battle in the American Civil War. We are going to try to put into context the significance of the battle, paraphrasing Lincoln’s own words. 4 score and 7 years…

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Good Ole’ Uncle Vic June 2013 Live From France

June 11, 2013 By: Victor Brick

I’m here in Normandy, France. The date is June 6; the Anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 during WWII. Lynne, myself, Jon and Vick are here with some friends and we are staying at the Hotel d’ Argouges in Bayeux. We had a business meeting in Paris earlier and came here…

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Good Ole’ Uncle Vic May 2013

April 30, 2013 By: Victor Brick

My Mom passed recently. She was 96 years old. When you talk about my mother, you also have to talk about my Dad, her husband of 67 years, who passed six months earlier. Their life was a love story that spanned eight decades. They first met in the Philippines at the end of World War…

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