Sidewalk Socialism

A close examination of my life reveals that is fractally weird, meaning that it’s strange and inexplicable on every scale of resolution. I get asked quite often why I choose to live in Romania and the real secret is that this country is just as fractally weird as I am. Case in point is the…

Snow and Politics

Well as I’m sure you’ve heard, it’s been snowing lustily all over most parts of Romania, including here in magical Unicorn City, and looking out my window is now as pretty as a postcard. In fact, I believe it’s STILL snowing as I write this but because it’s the first snow of the season so…

First snow of the year!

Wow, awesome I just saw the first genuine snowflakes falling here in beautiful Unicorn City. The above video isn’t from today but from something I shot back on February 13 when everyone was talking about the “White Apocalypse” and freaking out about the snow. I know a lot of people don’t like snow or complain…

10 ways to stay cool when it’s hot outside

Well as I’ve mentioned, it’s already been one long hot summer and it looks like we’ve got a few more weeks to go before it cools down. So how does one stay cool when it’s plenty hot outside? One never knows, now does one? :P All kidding aside, I’ve lived all over the world, including…

The top end of gorgeous

I must say that here in Romania we are having one of the most beautiful summers ever. Winter here can be brutal, gray and dismal but it’s all worth it when you have these incredibly long days of clear sunny heat, hot without being overly brutal, and a refreshing breeze at night that is just…