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July 2011

Advice To Live By From A 100-Year-Old Practicing Doctor

July 30, 2011

Dr Ephraim Engleman 100 year old doctor longevity

Ephraim Engleman is a doctor still going strong at 100-years-old. He joined the arthritis clinic at the University of California, San Francisco in 1948. His advice for living up to and thriving at 100 is very contrary to conventional medical advice. Yet it all makes a lot of sense when you think about it. He […]

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Photo Friday – Flag On A Mountain – Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus

July 29, 2011

Flags On Mountain North Cyprus

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Nomad Spotted In North Carolina

July 27, 2011

Nomad Trailer

Tomorrow I am going back home to Cleveland from North Carolina. I spotted this trailer in North Carolina this week. Perfect!

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Change Your Routine – Change You!

July 26, 2011

change routine guy running opposite direction

Humans are routine-oriented by nature. Just look at the circadian rhythm. We are programmed to rise and fall with the sun. But we need not get locked into a routine or way of doing things. Depending on your sensitivity to your life’s routine, changing up your routine can be detrimental and ruin the rest of […]

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Photo Friday – Pouring Juice The Turkish Way – Istanbul, Turkey

July 22, 2011

pouring juice the turkish way

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Letting Go And Shedding Your Skin

July 20, 2011

hoarding room full of garbage trash boxes

This is hoarding. It is not the worst case, but we can all agree that living like this would be very difficult. I have been home helping my parents clean the house. At times it feels like they are hoarders, but in the grand scheme of things they aren’t at all. Yet, there is still a […]

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Happy Mandela Day – 67 Ways To Use 67 Minutes To Make The World Better

July 18, 2011

Nelson Mandela

Today is Mandela Day, a day celebrating the life and legacy of one of the world’s greatest inspirational figures – Nelson Mandela. In lieu of celebrations, Mr. Mandela is asking us all to give back in some way to make the world a better place. In the words of  the Mandela Day website: “Mr Mandela […]

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Photo Friday – Sword Gateway – Doha, Qatar

July 15, 2011

swords over road state of qatar emblem logo

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Is Career Happiness/Satisfaction A Myth?

July 13, 2011

man with sad face sign picture

I read this article today and had to sound off. There are many good points in the article, but it seems to have been written with such a defeatist slant. Well, don’t be defeated. The economy is bad right now. That means there is less job mobility. Fine. but what about the mobility into entrepreneurship? In […]

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Getting Back In Touch

July 10, 2011

getting back in touch dialing a phone

Something wonderful happened today. I have been helping clean my parents’ house as they prepare to put it up for sale. My uncle is here helping as well. We were all talking and then the topic of high school reunions came up. My uncle said his high school sweetheart never went to any reunions and […]

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Photo Friday – Spanish Siesta – Madrid, Spain

July 8, 2011

man sleeping back of truck spanish siesta

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Finally At Home

July 6, 2011

Cleveland lighthouse with downtown tall buildings

Yesterday, exactly 365 days after my interview with Siemens, I arrived home to Cleveland. It’s nice to be home, though I must admit I sometimes find myself thinking about Denmark. I flew to the US on July 1st, spent that night, July 2nd, and some of July 3rd in Washington DC visiting family. Then I took […]

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Goodbye Denmark

July 1, 2011

Adam Pervez leaving Siemens

Yesterday I left Denmark and flew back to the US. When I think back to January 25, 2010, the date I flew to Denmark to look for jobs and “settle down” into the wonderful quality of life Scandinavia offers, I never would have imagined that I’d be leaving less than a year and a half […]

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Photo Friday – Demilitarized Zone – North/South Korea

July 1, 2011

Demilitarized Zone North and South Korea people globe DMZ

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