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  1. on taking a break

    It is almost poetic justice that the last time I wrote was on Labour Day, 2019. Not long thereafter, I went on a slurry of vacations from Bangkok for 2 bachelor parties, Georgia for a wedding, a multitude of places for Europe, finally ending my streak by attending the Pride …

  2. saluton

    This blog has been a long time coming, having been pestered many times by friends & colleagues.

    I was intrigued by a Kazakh colleague of mine learning that in Russian, the phrase "do not reinvent the wheel" basically is literally "do not reinvent the bicycle". I naturally found that cruelly ironic …