Posts Tagged ‘ Boston ’

14 Trip to Austria and Italy – August 29 – Back to Boston

2017/07/21
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Modified: 2017/04/30
Waiting for flight to Boston

Friday, August 29 – Wien   Next day on Friday, August 29 we had only one item on our to-do list.  We wanted to buy special local treat for our coworkers back in Boston.  We easily accomplished this in a local supermarket for 2.89€ per one bag of Mozart Balls.  In the airport the same bag sold for 12€. Car return was painless.  We drove 1,558.7 km in 11 days. Car rental turned out to be the most expensive item on our itinerary (over a $1000), since air travel was almost free. In Paris we had a layover and had to go through a security check one more time.  We had to…

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Looking for a Vegan Doctor in Boston Area

2017/05/24
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Modified: 2017/04/30
Vegan-Lifestyle

As we get sophisticated about our health, we get more demanding about our doctors. Switching to a vegan lifestyle is challenging enough. Why finding the right doctor should be that hard? How can a doctor help a vegan patient with all the questions, if he or she doesn’t practice a healthy lifestyle? Why am I looking for a vegan doctor? I found that vegan doctors are far ahead of the bunch in medical field.  Vegan doctors don’t tell you to “eat meat and drink milk”. They understand that vegan lifestyle is an ultimate answer to most of your health problems. They do not need to be explained not to prescribe deadly…

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2015 BMW 535i xDrive Gran Turismo – Dark Graphite

2017/04/06
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Modified: 2017/04/30
Test-Drive-Day-2015-06-14-S

This article is to record all the random and wonderful coincidences and events that led to finding and purchasing a new 2015 535i xDrive Gran Turismo on Sunday, June 14 2015. This article started on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  This car has a few days of history with me, but it was sitting in the showroom long enough to be discounted and get into an “attractive” zone.  The earliest date on the documentation provided is 2014-09-19 when this car went through inspection before entering a showroom.   Date Event 2015-06-01 MO 15:01 I received an email from BMW to schedule a routine free service appointment for my 2013 BMW 320Xi. 16:12 I…

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Tracking Boston Snow Records

2017/02/01
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Modified: 2017/07/22
Boston-Snow-Records

When a narrow path to my entrance door became a treacherous ravine between two mounts of snow,  I decided to check, are we breaking any kind of record this year. Here is what I was able to find out. Boston keeps track of its weather since 1872. The most snow in any given 24 hours period was recorded as 27″ on Feb. 17-18, 2003. The most snow in one month was recorded as 43.3″ in January 2005 (as measured at Logan). The greatest seasonal snowfall in Boston was 107.6″ in 1995-96. Let’s compare cumulative snow totals by month this season (2010-2011) with record breaking 1995-96 season: Season Nov Dec Jan Feb…

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07-04 First Steps in Paris (Friday, July 4, 2014)

2014/07/04
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Modified: 2014/12/20
07-04 21;43 brasserie Les Grandes Marches

What is the point of describing your latest adventures abroad?  It is different language, different money and different people and traditions. But most importantly, it is different brain cell that have to do all the processing for you, and that what makes this experience so unusual and so different.  Overview Thursday, July 3 – Depart from Boston to Paris Friday, July 4 – First steps in Paris       Thursday, July 3 2014   Last day at work – Last preparations and thoughts My paper Notebook is wrapped.  Flight check-in is done.  I ordered taxi for 7PM.  Now I need to get out from work at a reasonable time (2PM), arrive home around 4PM, cut the…

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