Crazy Pasta Child’s First Blog

Oh dear!
Being Italian has always been a synonym of pasta eater.
Yes. It is.
Since that crazy of Marco Polo brought pasta from China, the destiny of Italy and Italians had been written.
In each country of the world if you tell you are Italian they will say to you pasta! With a biiiig smile!
Some years ago, it was worse because people also told you: ah! Italia! Pizza, spaghetti mandolino!
Well, there’s another problem: we speak a lot and we speak with hands, so we are considered pasta eaters and and also a bit insane.
In spite of all, I’m proudly:
Italian child (well…. Grown up child, that’s better)
Pasta eater
Speaking lover
Hands speaker
I can cook pizza but I can’t play mandolino, first of all because it’s an old instrument (I prefer electric guitar) and and also because his music is sad.
Proudly crazy pasta child because our country is a small little shining star in the world.
Call it ITALIA, call it boot if you prefer, but we still go on eating pasta and speak with hands!
And we are as famous as the pope!
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New York City Subway Breaks Ridership Records In September

Welcome Pasta Child. Know you and Hippie work well together.

PenneyVanderbilt

MTA New York City Transit’s (NYCT) ridership reached unprecedented milestones in September, breaking the previous single-day ridership record five times in a single month, agency officials announced yesterday.

Newly available figures show 6,106,694 riders took the subway on Sept. 23, making it the highest daily ridership ever since figures were first recorded in 1985. Four other September days also registered more than 6 million passengers, and the 149 million riders for the month were more than in any other September in more than 60 years, according to NYCT. The previous ridership record of 5,987,595 was set on Oct. 24, 2013.

“This is a phenomenal achievement for a system that carried 3.6 million daily customers just 20 years ago,” said Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Prendergast in a press release. “As ridership increases, the MTA Capital Program is vital to fund new subway cars, higher-capacity signal…

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NY Botanical Garden Holiday Show: Look Who Is Sneaking In

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KCJones

 The New York Botanical Garden
TheHoliday Train Show®: A 23-Year Tradition

NOVEMBER 15–JANUARY 19

A must-see New York tradition where enchanting model trains zip past popular landmarks under the twinkling glow of the magical Haupt Conservatory! Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings, all re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel at G-scale trains humming along among familiar sights such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, and Rockefeller Center—surprising at every turn—on a quarter-mile of track as they enliven this cherished holiday experience. The Artist’s Studio showcases how visionary artist Paul Busse and his team craft these amazing small wonders. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—only at NYBG!

Why It's UBER! Why It’s UBER!

NOW LOOK WHO IS SNEAKING IN
Take Uber to the Holiday Train Show®

The Garden has partnered with Uber to provide new users a free ride (up to $25) to or from…

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The Importance of Celebrating Successes

Pasta Child: Welcome to the World Of Blogging. I am so happy to get you started.

Ancien Hippie

We recently saw an article on the importance of celebrating even small successes

“We had an awesome trade show,” the owner explained. “We didn’t reach our hard-and-fast dollar-amount goals, but that’s OK. All our neighbors were jealous of our attention. Our team was on point.”

The owner’s decision to celebrate a trade show in which his team didn’t meet its on-paper goals but still acquitted itself marvelously is consistent with the advice entrepreneur Frank Gruber provides in Startup Mixology, his recent book about turning ideas into action. In fact, Gruber, the co-founder of media company Tech Cocktail, devotes an entire chapter to the subject of proper celebration. One of his main points is that founders should use celebration as a “tool that can leverage big and small wins and keep you and your team focused and motivated during the not-so-good times.” 

Here are seven more reasons it pays…

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