The Blog of Eric M. Ruiz

Exploring the differences that make us the same.

On Moving To New York City: It’s Just Me, There.

“I’m not moving, I am just going to a new city.” I told Mary. “…but MARTIN” her voice screeched highly and her face contorted to reflect her confusion “that IS moving. You’re moving to a new city, that’s a big deal!” Mary had been suggesting for some time that we throw a going away party for me. But I was against the idea from the get go. I love parties as much as.. Read More

You Could Learn Any Language In Three Months.

I goal of mine is to speak five languages by the time I’m 26. I’m 24 and I am up to 3…and a half! For the past few months I have been teaching myself Italian. My Spanish background has given me a general understanding of the bella lingua. I’d like to share what I have done to enable me to have a basic conversation with my Italian friends in a little over two.. Read More

Review of Stephen Key’s “One Simple Idea”

“Stephen Key is the most consistently successful inventor I’ve ever met, with millions in royalties from companies like Disney, Nestle and Coca Cola.” Tim Ferriss, author of the New York Time’s Best Seller “The 4 Hour Work Week”