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Meet Valentin

I am a member of the Computer Department of a Research Center. My job concerns Computer Science applied to medicine: imaging, video, 3D graphics, etc.

Valentin's picture can go here.

In my personal life, I am a Doctoral student of English. I really like travelling (overall, English speaking countries), cinema and sports. I would like anybody interested in these issues or other ones write to me (in English, of course).

Thank you for your time and efforts.


Valentin Masero Vargas
Computer Science Department
Minimally Invasive Surgery Center

(September 26, 1998)

On 14 Sep 1999 ...


I have been a member of the e-group for a few months. But I am usually very busy, so I can not read the e-mail regularly.

Now I am moving to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. So I am starting to read all my old messages from the e-group in order to practice my English (I am Spanish).

I would like to know if there is any member of the e-group who knows Winston-Salem or lives near there. It would be very useful for me to know some things about this city.

Thank you very much.


Date sent: Mon, 17 Jan 2000 21:49:28 +0400

From: Vance Stevens <>
Subject: Re: Do you know North Carolina?.
To: Valentin Masero Vargas <>

> Valentin,

> I never answered your email because I don't know North Carolina at all, and
> I thought you had sent it to the group, and I thought someone would answer
> from the group. After that I forgot about it. But I never deleted it, so
> I've just come upon your email again. And now I realize that you sent your
> email to me only, and not to the webheads group (I think).

> I'm wondering if you ever went to Winston-Salem and if you are still getting
> email at this address.

> Another reason I am thinking about you is that of all the members of our
> eclass, you were one of the first to join the class. You joined in January
> last year and it is almost your one year anniversary of being a "Webhead."

> I started the Webhead egroup (eclass) on Jan 26 last year, and you joined
> the group on the 27th. One other student who joined on that day was
> Youngduck, and he/she is still a member of our group. The third student to
> join the eclass, on the 28th of January, was Deden. And Deden, where are
> you now? Taiwan?

> So we have another birthday coming up. What shall we do to celebrate?

> Vance

Dear Vance,

I am glad to hear from you. I am sorry because I usually do not participate in your eclass at all. It is because I am always really busy. But I say to myself everyday: I will participate tomorrow. I think your classes are wonderful. This is why I am still a member, even though I am not a very active member.

I went to Winston-Salem, North Carolina last October, for two months. It was a very interesting experience. From then on, I appreciate even more your classes.

One of the things I want to do better during the new year is to participate on the eclasses. I hope I can.



On 27 January, 2001, we congratulated Valentin on his second anniversary with Writing for Webheads. He replied:

Hi Vance,

Thank you for your congratulations about my anniversary. I apologize because I do not participate a lot, but I keep reading as much as I can.

Congratulations to you for your wonderful work and English classes. Keep doing it in this way!

With best regards,


On 19 October, 2001, Valentine responded to a request from Michael to respond if they were out there

Hi everybody!

I have not written very often because I am usually REALLY busy. I have had many changes in my work environment, so I have been trying to adjust to new situations.

But, I usually read your messages and I think most of them are really interesting as I keep learning English.

So, thanks a lot for managing this list. And I encourage you to keep on the way. You are doing a great job!

Please, do not close this list.

With kindest regards,


Vance replies, Nov 5, 2001


Thanks very much for writing. We very much appreciate your keeping in touch with us. It's nice to know you're still out there and still tuned in. It's because of people like you that we will never close this list. As long as there is interest among our members in maintaining our community, our community will continue to thrive.

I have added your message to us to your Webheads web page (above). If you would like to write anything more or send us a picture, we will add these to your page.

We look forward to hearing from you more often.


Read where Valentin wrote down for us what he likes about Writing for Webheads

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