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The pessimist complaints about the wind The optimist expects it to change The realist adjusts the sails 

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If you’re not training your dog… Why the hell did you get one?!


Dexter and I train twice a day. Treats are only given as a reward for a task performed and even his meals are given as a reward for a command. I believe that dog needs training. It is not an option or a trick. It is a mandatory part of healthy and balanced life for a... Continue Reading →

Mating in Captivity: Reconciling the Erotic + the Domestic by Esther Perel review and quotes


Mating in Captivity: Reconciling the Erotic + the Domestic by Esther Perel My rating: 5 of 5 stars Very interesting and thought-provoking approach to human sexuality in and outside of relationship. Well written and demonstrated with case examples, Perel's book might be of great help to many couples and individuals out there. Instead of taking... Continue Reading →

Dexter’s hike in NJ and us meeting a black bear


With beautiful weather this season, we tried to do as much hiking as possible. This was Dexter's 3rd hike and we got lucky to see a black bear. Dexter behaved admirably with a good level of alertness and a bit of fear/uncertainty to be expected from a young dog. Enjoy the video of our experience... Continue Reading →

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character … review and quotes


Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character by Richard Feynman My rating: 5 of 5 stars Mr Feynman reminds me of my grandfather. Prankster and joker, who enjoyed his life and people around him. Topping that, Feynman is a genius and had tremendous impact on the world of physics. This book is... Continue Reading →

Siddhartha by Hesse


Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse My rating: 5 of 5 stars A really wonderful interpretation of eastern philosophy and Buddhist spirituality. Siddhartha's journey is as saintly as it is human. Unlike many other spiritual journey stories, the hero experiences human and spiritual world. Hesse shows that all life experiences are needed to be embraced to gain... Continue Reading →

Easy hack to get your dog interested in a chew bone again… Chicken Broth


Dexter plays with elk antlers. You can buy them online or at a pet store. Elk and deer antlers are great chew toys. They do not chip and don't smell. They last a long time and dogs love them. However, often the dog gets bored with the bone or finds another toy to play with.... Continue Reading →

Forever War by Joe Haldeman


The Forever War by Joe Haldeman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Easy read and somewhat predictable story. However, it is very entertaining and engaging. Haldeman creates a story with realistic military complexity and stupidity. His use of time dilation in space travel, which is often ignored in sci-fi novel, adds an intriguing and thought... Continue Reading →

Sikkim, The Secret Land of Himalayas


The world is a beautiful place with much to be amazed and impressed by. However some places are made more special by it's spirit and by the people that accompany you through the journey. This trip to Sikkim, the Secret Land of Himalayas, will always hold a special place in my heart. This photo montage... Continue Reading →

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