The Overview effect

June 17, 2014
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Earth gazing. It used to be only for astronauts. Now, through the marvel of technology, we can all experience this phenomenon. What is called the “overview effect”. Check it out:

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You’ve got to put Tennessee on your list!

June 7, 2014
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Welcome to the Great Smoky Mountains, hot, spicy, lemony-sweet and simply breathtaking! Before the Memorial Day weekend this year, Tennessee was never on my list of places to visit. But the flatness of the Midwest and the longing for the high landscapes prompted me me to search and zero in on the closest mountain...

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Golf ball size hail causes substantial damage in Chicago NW suburbs

April 15, 2014
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On April 12, 2014 it hailed and it hailed hard. The ice balls the size of golf balls fell out of the sky around 11:30 am and bounced off cars and roofs of houses in Palatine and other surrounding areas in Chicago North Western suburbs. That day the weather was about 70F and the...

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iOS 7, the Terrible.

October 31, 2013
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I remember September 20, 2013, the day the new iOS 7 was released by Apple, which coincided with the International Peace Day. I saw the little “1” symbol in my iPhone settings informing me that the iOS 7 is now now available for download. I thought about clicking it, but then decided to wait....

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THE LEGENDS AND MYTHS of SAN FRANCISCO

September 10, 2013
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Ahh, San Francisco, the city by the Bay, so colorful, so pretty, so different and desired. So many people dream about visiting it and even more aspire to live in this illusive city. Having lived in San Francisco Bay Area for more than 10 years, I feel compelled to write about the true San...

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True Bay Area hippie tells all about the 70s in “A Decade in the Life of Dr. Zorro”.

July 25, 2013
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True Bay Area hippie tells all about the 70s in “A Decade in the Life of Dr. Zorro”.

“Not the slightest drop of lie”, “This is how it was” says Patrick Killeen about his self-expose of true hippie adventures of himself (disguised as Dr. Zorro in the story) and his friend Dutch from Bay Area that took them hitchhiking all the way to Europe exploring every drug and sex orgy that they...

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