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 →


Dexter’s good morning 

Hmm... We're up a bit earlier then usual. The little furry brother seems to be doing his usual thing and I can hear Him doing the stuff he always does when I wake up. That means it will be time to go soon. Ah, here He is. I'll watch Him to make sure I don't... Continue Reading →


Review of The Martian by Andy Weir

The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book was a great surprise. The character is well developed and the story flows smoothly. The narrative is funny, witty and smart.Andy Weir does a great job bringing science to the reader in an intelligent, well researched and detailed way. It makes this... Continue Reading →


Review of On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads by Tim Cope

On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads by Tim Cope My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a long and fascinating tale of adventure, history and culture. Tim Cope delivers an exciting story, that at some points can be almost fiction, about his ride from Mongolia... Continue Reading →


Adolescent fears and opportunity training

Dexter will be 7 months in a few days and he has been going through normal adolescent moods, fears and tests. One of the things I started noticing is that he is afraid and unsure of carts, baby carriages and similar wheeled objects. Despite of me introducing him to these things in his earlier age,... Continue Reading →


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