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Few days ago San and I celebrated 10th anniversary – back in 2010 we were married in Tofino, on a stormy day, close to Cox Bay beach. It felt appropriate to come back to that area, in a year that … Continue reading

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Wise words. Excellent writing. Light and Dark

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So, as I mentioned in a previous post, we spent a week in a cabin on Denman island, during Christmas break and, more important, our anniversary. On a day when we arrived, a storm started, with some strong winds and … Continue reading

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It is our 8th year anniversary today. We arrived to Denman Island, just in time before the ferries were closed due to severe weather. We are staying in a nice cabin on an isolated part of the island. Sea lions … Continue reading

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This is just a short post about a recent big event in my life. Some of you know that I am practicing martial arts for more than 30 years now. Since 2003, I am practicing Nakamura Ryu Battodo, one of … Continue reading

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Eagle:”Mmmmm, a perfect day for fishing… Wait, who’s that?” Otter:”Ooh woo, I’m a rebel just for kicks, now….” Mink:”That’s all folks!”

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One of my friends from Serbia reminded me on her Facebook post about one sad anniversary: today is 19 years since NATO bombed Serbia over Kosovo. Sometime in May of 1999 she and her soon-to-be-husband made a 10 minutes video … Continue reading

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You can feel it in the air. Whenever sun gets away from clouds, and it is not so often in Vancouver, the air got warm, the breeze is calm, the skies are blue. We’ve seen crocuses already. It was 17°C … Continue reading

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I mean, totally late 🙂 I planned to make it some time during last week, but we were away, the weather was snowy and cold, and all the other excuses that I can’t think of at the moment 😀 Well, … Continue reading

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It was my birthday the other day. Usually, I would get up early in the morning, make myself a mug of coffee, open some news web site and spend about an hour slowly waking up. This time was a bit … Continue reading

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