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People I worked by, taught, had friendship and simply knew… (Gone)

Two more friends, colleagues and or trainees of my past have died. That makes a dozen or more in the few years… Most are dying in their 50’s, and for me, who is older than them, makes me sad. Kinda like outliving your kids. That I myself have experienced personally and hope to not outlive anymore. But, people (men and…

Russia Embraces Blockchain Democracy…

Russia may not be known as a defender of democracy, but the capital city of Moscow is using an ethereum-based voting platform to change that. Source: Russia Is Leading the Push for Blockchain Democracy – CoinDesk The ethereum-based platform, which allows anyone to audit the open-source results, has been downloaded by more than 100 node operators since its December launch.…

9000 steps morning and night, plus some between… 18000 to 20000 a day…

69.49 rubles was what breakfast cost… ($1.22 as of today) Two hash browns with egg and tiny pieces of ham in them. A little salt and pepper and a cup of coffee made for a wonderful breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Does it get any better? Not at almost -20 C. and walking around 9000 steps every morning… Now lets talk…

A Russian water tower…

The water towers in Russia are really cool… I think of them as small castles. Or better yet a lookout tower from the old days. In our Tiny Russian Village the tower is all steel, but inside of bigger villages and cities the towers are brick and or stone, even wood at times. I am sure that inside is the…

Russia: 23 of February – Defender of the Fatherland Day!

By Svetochka… Hello- Friday this week (Feb. 23rd, 2018) we have traditional Day of Man in Russia. It’s official name is Defender of the Fatherland Day. From my Soviet childhood I remember this day [A Day of Soviet Army and Navy Day]. This day we congratulated our men-teachers and our boys class-mate [because all men suppose to served in the…

Soohorang and Bandabi – PyeongChang 2018

Soohorang is a white tiger and Bandabi is an Asiatic black bear and they are the mascots for the 2018 Winter Olympics this time… Country Gold Silver Bronze Total Norway 11 9 8 28 Germany 10 6 4 20 Canada 6 5 6 17 Netherlands 6 5 2 13 Medal standings 19th of February, 2018… Politics ruined my thoughts about…

Just a walking in our city we live in…

I walked from about 7 a.m. till 10:30 a.m. Blood sugar got very low, so I stopped at Globus and ate breakfast… I call the theater the “Hollywood Delight” and the other image is what I bought for 139 rubles. 139 rubles is about $2.50….I could have ate cheaper by far, but when my sugar levels get in the threes,…

U.S. Spies, Seeking to Retrieve Cyberweapons, Paid Russian Peddling Trump Secrets

New York times admits that we are a country of looney’s….simply by writing an article like this… After months of negotiations, the Russian insisted on including information about the president as part of a deal involving stolen hacking tools. Source: U.S. Spies, Seeking to Retrieve Cyberweapons, Paid Russian Peddling Trump Secrets Our democracy/republic and or what ever you want to…


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.
You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. - Amelia Earhart