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Check out the temple near city of Amarbayasgalant, Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar is modern with the character of a Western city. It is a world apart from the rest of the country. Having said that there is not a great deal to see or do. But no one comes to Mongolia … Continue reading

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Artifacts 2: Rain Jacket

I thought about sharing some of the lessons learned from our travels. One direction on this path involves what we carry. This is a theme I have touched on before.  It is interesting to me to experience how the artifacts … Continue reading

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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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