Category Archives: Thoughts and philosophy

Öreg (Old man)

Öreg! I recall hearing my Uncle Joe say that to my grandfather, his father. I remember the disdain in his voice, something that would be barely obvious to anyone but me or to a close family member. I remember disliking … Continue reading

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Waiting for my bogrács…

I am waiting for my bogrács. According to my NTC’s Hungarian and English Dictionary, bogrács means: « stew-pot or kettle . » This ‘kettle’ was used in the past to make ‘gulyásleves’ or goulash soup. Growing up, I knew nothing about this kettle. … Continue reading

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Cars, Technology, Beaters, and Malbors

For years I have noticed something I never noticed growing up, a parade of vehicles, cars, that all look good. Living on the North Shore, that is a way of life. I remember growing up and seeing expensive cars and … Continue reading

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‘Sunday Evening’ with Zlatomir

Sometimes you just have to get out of that box. We did so by deciding to see our first Bulgarian play: Sunday Evening, written by Zachary Karabashliev and directed by someone we know, Zlatomir Moldovanski. Zlatomir is an actor and … Continue reading

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http://astrocafe.com.br/bourbon

Last night as I was enjoying some delicious Brazilian coffee, I kept thinking about a favorite chocolate of mine, Toblerone. Toblerone is Swiss and a favorite of mine. MK doesn’t have the same love for it, but I suppose that … Continue reading

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