Weekend by the Sea

At the beginning of June Ania and I took our annual pilgrimage to the small town of Chłopy to spend some time by the sea. We reserved the same house, the same room even, as we did a year ago and the beach was only a two-minute walk away. While early June is still fairly…

Book Review – How We Got to Now

I am writing this post in the comfort of my home, with a small desk lamp providing ambient light while drinking a cappuccino, listening to Spotify tracks on my home audio, all before getting to work on time. Completely unaware of what it took, technology wise, to allow me to have this moment. First, desk…

My Cousin Piotrek, In Memoriam.

Yesterday I learned that my cousin Piotrek had died in a car accident. A devastating news to my entire family, and especially so to his wife and his four-year-old son. Growing up in Poland, we were the three musketeers: Piotrek, Krzysiek, and myself. Three sons of three sisters, each of us born a year apart:…

A Taste of Europe 2017

At the beginning of this month, we stopped by the annual European Food Festival taking place in Wrocław’s city center. I believe this was our third time attending, and it seems that this street -like fair is gaining in popularity. We did by now notice some familiar faces among the folks representing their country. For…

TMW#8 Spain, Pixar, and Roger Stone

1. Bilbao, Spain I spent a day and a half in Bilbao, Spain this week for work, and not only did we get there on the first calendar day of the summer, we also arrived on their hottest day of the year thus far. At 38°C (100°F) it was quite warm, though it just so…

TMW#7 Avocados, Bosch, and being a Dick.

TMW#7 This week went by rather fast. It was a four-day work week in Poland due to a church holiday, and with many projects going on at once at work the time simply flew by. I started using a camera again, setting aside my iPhone as my go-to camera for all occasions. It’s going to…

PMI Wrocław Awesomeness

On May 18 and 19 I took part in a two-day PMI Wroclaw event, and then followed that up with a PMI Connect evening during the week. Below is my personal write up of these events. 4th Annual PMI Wrocław Conference My first contact with PMI Wroclaw was exactly a year ago when a few of…