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Yesterday was a first nice day after what felt like an endless rainy season. It feels like, when it started raining at the end of September, it didn’t stop until yesterday; that it was just switching between rain and snow. … Continue reading

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A small anniversary for me. On this day, December 7, 1986. I started practicing Kendo in Belgrade, Serbia. Thirty years of very interesting and self fulfilling path. members of Kendo Club Belgrade, May 13, 1990. Some people from this photograph are … Continue reading

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“Compare the torrent and the glacier. Both get where they are going” – Ursula K. Le Guin   When we left Vancouver that Friday afternoon, rain was following us all the way to Merritt; our goal was to get to Mt. … Continue reading

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Sandy has found this link on CBC’s web site today, laugh her ass off and sent it to me so I could post it over here. It actually came to her mind while we were watching Edward Snowden talking to … Continue reading

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This is an e-mail I got two days ago from The Story of Stuff Project’s executive director, Michael O’Heaney. I don’t know Mr. O’Heaney but The Story of Stuff Project is the organization that is doing their best to prevent pollution and … Continue reading

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I rarely post articles from newspapers but this one got my attention.  Children as young as seven mining cobalt used in smartphones, says Amnesty “Amnesty International says it has traced cobalt used in batteries for household brands to mines in … Continue reading

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Only 356,877 km away 😛 But on November 14, 2016 it will be even closer: only 356,509 km 😀 And on December 6, 2052 it will sneak in to only 356,425 km, the closest in 21st century. I will be … Continue reading

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Maybe I asked you before, but did you ever had a feeling like the life behind you feels like a distant dream sometimes? When I think of my life, I can remember all the way back to that rainy November … Continue reading

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Ever since we went to Elfin Lakes for a day hike back in 2013. we knew we will return and stay longer. The plan was to hike more in the area; south part of Garibaldi National Park offers several interesting … Continue reading

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Life has been as usual since my previous post. Everything is kind of “off side” in regard to big world’s concerns at the moment. But this is what the life in Vancouver look like, in general. The only turmoil was … Continue reading

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