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Book Challenge 2019 | janavar

Book Challenge 2019

Reading is one of my favorite activities. Over the last few years, I have always read about 70 years annually. I have also realized that I tend to read mainly books that are easy to read for me, i.e. I love fantasy novels for instance and read a lot of that genre. Obviously, apps like […]

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Week in review: 21 - 27 January 2019 | janavar

Week in review: 21 – 27 January 2019

Do you remember how I complained about all the snow and ice last Sunday? I couldn’t even clear my car properly. When I got up on Monday morning and looked outside, everything was as smooth as glass. Monday being a federal holiday, none of side streets or pavements were ploughed. Not even the stairs to […]

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Thoughts on Who I Was and Who I Am | janavar

Thoughts on Who I Was and Who I Am

On Wednesday evening I went to a Damien Rice concert here in Boston. While it was absolutely wonderful, it also gave me food for thought. The singer interacted a lot with the audience so that we could hear much of his beautiful Irish accent. And that was what brought out many memories from within me. […]

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Boston: Downeast Cider House Tour | janavar

Boston: Downeast Cider House Tour

Last Friday I went out with colleagues for a Downeast Cider House tour. I have been a big cider fan ever since I lived in Ireland (a loooooong time ago). While you can find even pear and berry ciders in Ireland and rose cider in Canada, New England companies produce almost only apple cider – […]

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Week in review: 14 - 20 January | janavar

Week in review: 14 – 20 January

After almost three months of winter temperatures, the snow has finally caught up. The first snow storm of the season reached New England yesterday evening. First we got about ten to twenty centimeters of snow, and then, this morning the rain and sleet started. I went outside in the early afternoon and would have loved […]

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