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M Montreal – My Favorite Hostel Ever

When I travel alone – which is most of the time – I try to stay in inexpensive accomodations, esp. in cities. That allows me both to ...

Week in review: 9 – 15 October 2017 | janavar.net

Week in review: 9 – 15 October 2017

I am back in Boston. Yesterday evening I took the bus from Montréal, and after an eight hour drive I eventually arrived at home to take Canavar ...


Week in review: 2 – 8 October 2017

Right now I am on the Amtrak train from New York City to Montréal. We are somewhere in Vermont where there is a nice degree of foliage. ...


October Goals

October Goals

Fall and October are finally here. But I am ...

Week in review: 25 September – 1 October 2017

Slowly, my finger is healing and working again, i.e. ...
Life Update - I minus a tiny piece

Life Update – I minus a tiny piece

You might be wondering why I haven’t blogged in ...

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Week in review: 4 – 10 September 2017

I saw an advertisement on the T only last week that Cirque du Soleil was in town, and bought a ticket for the last show. So today I went to see “Ovo” – a story set in the world of insects. The juggling ants, trampoline jumping crickets, etc. were very impressive. Circus doesn’t need real […]

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September Goals

September Goals

It has been a while. First, I was too lazy to blog, then I was too busy. All my friends returned at once, then work started. I found it easier to solely concentrate on work tasks and got much done in little time. In August I realized as well that I have quite time consuming […]

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Week in review: 7 – 13 August 2017

I didn’t like this last week because 1) I am afraid of wars and 2) I hate neo-Nazis. That is why it was horrible for me to follow U.S. American politics. In 2015 I didn’t want to stay in Turkey because I didn’t agree to its politics. When I moved to the U.S., the country […]

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The Books I Read in July 2017

The Books I Read in July 2017

I expected me to read more books this summer. In July I only finished eight – but while I was on my road trip, I didn’t find the time to concentrate on reading. Unfortunately, two books were bad, but I still read to the end. On the other hand, I read a superb thriller set […]

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Week in review: 31 July - 6 August 2017

Week in review: 31 July – 6 August 2017

There were several things I wanted to tell you about today, but then I woke up last night at 3 a.m. and had to confront fear. The cat was making so much noise that I was wide awake. When he didn’t react on my shushs like he normally does, I switched on the light. He […]

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