Cat Lover or Dog Lover

Are You A Cat Lover Or Dog Lover?

Cats and dogs have been pets for thousands of years. Are you a cat lover or dog lover? I often disagree with Christopher Hitchens’ thoughts, but this quote from him makes much sense: Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners ...

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find inner peace in nature

How I Find Inner Peace In Nature

For many, meditation and prayer is a route to finding inner peace. For others, sitting quietly in a room devoid of distractions is the best way to achieve this state. I find inner peace in nature. I have a high-stress job in public relations – it’s rated as one of the most stressful jobs in the annual “most stressful jobs” ...

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Commodore 64 games

Throwback: Winter Games for Commodore 64

Anybody in their late 30s and early 40s right now may remember this gem of a game series – the Summer and Winter Games for Commodore 64. I’ve posted the video for the winter version… how far we have come from the pixelated figures and Midi music! But boy did these games offer hours of fun, after you had spent ...

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recipes with raspberry syrup

Three recipes with raspberry syrup

What to do with raspberry syrup? A few months ago my mom gifted me with a bottle of raspberry syrup – a fruit syrup with primarily concentrated raspberry juice that’s rich and potent in its delicious scent.  I decided to try out recipes with raspberry syrup that went beyond the typical  “compote” which anybody growing up in an Eastern European ...

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why i don't watch award shows

Five Reasons Why I Don’t Watch Award Shows

That time of the year has come – when my co-workers gather around on Monday morning over the first cup of coffee or tea and discuss who won the award the night before or who wore what. They dissect speeches (because that’s what people in PR do) and discuss who was the biggest train wreck. Welcome to Award Show Season. ...

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