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RTW01 1980-81

In 1980, my company, NCR Comten, sent me to NCR Japan for software support of the first installations of our Networking Communications Processor.  Recently, a reply to my comment in Cook the Beans blog reminded me of that trip and … Continue reading

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Looking up at Szent István Bazilika

Szent István Bazilika (St. Stephen’s Basilica, Budapest) We climbed the stairs to the top of St. Stephen’s Basilica on the Pest side of Budapest. After we came down, I took two photographs with my iPad from the very bottom. On … Continue reading

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Wikipedia trivia question of the day

What do John Belushi and Mother Teresa have in common? Wikipedia Trivia Both had Albania parents, but neither was born in Albania. Have a day filled with wonder.

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Impressions of Ljubljana in Autumn

We traveled from Trieste to Ljubljana by local bus. There were express busses but they did not fit our schedule. It was much more interesting stopping in a number of small towns, traveling down two lane highways, and seeing the … Continue reading

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c_in_b (version 2)

I’m c_in_b (chained in the basement) no more.  My display name now refers to the preferred morning drink in Triestino, c(apo) in b.  I have referred to this in other posts not realizing the perfect solution to my display name … Continue reading

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Lost in the nostalgia of books.

I have been tagged to post the names of ten books that have made a lasting impact on me. It used to be a list of five books. I can hardly remember the names of seven books. Luckily, I took … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in Trieste

It is now just over two weeks since we arrived in the Stazione Centrale on the first warm day of the season.  It appears the real summer weather began on our arrival.  The last few days saw thunderstorms and the … Continue reading

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Caffè Mio en Trieste

I am also testing out how to link back to facebook. Caffe Mio Somehow, my text about how this post was originally uploaded in draft a week ago was lost. Making these amendments during my morning walk in Trieste. The … Continue reading

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Day One

Monday, 28 July 2014. I should probably be writing about great ideas and plans for the future as I embark on 65 years plus, retirement, and beginning medicare. I am waiting here at a hotel preparing to go the airport … Continue reading

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Cool Hot Sauce

Here is a very simple hot sauce. Two Chili’s (one Ghost, one Bhut Jolokia ), One Tomato, One Clove Garlic. It has a strange psychological effect. The food does not taste so spicy to my tongue. Sure, it’s hot, but … Continue reading

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