Yes, it’s real news. As real as you can get with DonaldT. Don’t believe me, just watch. DonaldT “gon’ give it to us”. It being Mars. The planet, not Bruno, as some of you may be hoping. Continue reading
No, Vladimir Putin is not a follower of my blog, although his bots may be. Putin is, however, definitely following in my footsteps.
A few weeks ago my partner in life and I set out to discover Eastern Finland and enjoy an unforgettable opera evening in the medieval Olavinlinna castle. Continue reading
I wish there was a “just for you, just on time” form of democracy. There is clearly a market for one.
Democracy is a little like saving. It’s a slow process, you experience setbacks at times, and your ultimate goal may seem unreachable all too often. Continue reading
Finland just took a turn for the darker. The populist Finns Party chose Mr. Jussi Halla-aho to be its new leader. A man who is a scary combination of analytical mind, lack of empathy, and stark bigotry. Continue reading
There are studies on pretty much everything from bicycling to climate change. And then there are those who misinterpret the findings of studies, whatever the topic. Continue reading
Fact or fiction; you name it, I’ll read it. I often wish I could read people too. Some say they can; I say dream on. People are such a complex mix of genes, life experiences and personality. Continue reading
My mother passed away a few years ago, but she is with me every day. She is there in my values, my work ethics, and my priorities. I still chat with her, especially around Mother’s Day. Continue reading