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Russia Revisited

One of Guidewire’s customers in Russia needed some extra help for a week. I jumped at the opportunity to go help them – and revisit Russia where I had lived several years back. The visit allowed me to travel the metro (famed for its architecture) and meet up with old friends. The city had definitely...Read More

Chicago

Traveled to Chicago for the Guidewire annual services conference. Chicago is my favorite big city within the USA. I worked there (Merchandise Mart for Banker’s Life and Casualty) for almost 2 years. Great city. I enjoy a stroll up along the beach, walking around town and seeing the architecture, walking through Grant and Millennium parks,...Read More

Rome, Italy

Rome was a whirlwind trip. We had just two nights and three full days to visit. But in our standard fashion, we made the best of a fantastic city and experienced the history and culture that Rome offers. The highlights– -The Roman collesium and the Forum including Palatine hill -The fountains (excluding Trevi fountain which...Read More

Weald of Kent

One can drive to the vast Kent-countryside in less than 2 hours from our home. We decided it was time to explore Kent – the Weald of Kent to be exact – over 3 days. Per Wikipedia, weald is “Old English in origin, signifies woodland, and still applies today: scattered farms and villages [portray] the...Read More

Happy Families have what type of financial habits?

Been researching how financial habits can improve. The Bible actually has a lot to say about finances which I’ve been cross-checking and then presented to Harvest Fellowship in Feb 2014. Audio and Video (slides + audio) are presented below. Happy Families have Biblical financial habits! If you can not see this chirbit, listen to it...Read More

Vivi turns 1!

Vivian Nora turned 1 this week. The 24th was the actual birthday but we celebrated all week. Had the grandparents over from America and enjoyed their company in London, Brighton and around town. On Sunday, we dedicated Vivi at Harvest. A great way to end the birthday week. NEW! Watch the Vivian Walks video. *...Read More

Surrey vs Kent Cricket at the Kia Oval

Watched the FLt20 game between the Kent Spitfires and Surrey at the Kia Oval. The Kent Spitfires “attempted to sabotage Surrey’s bid to make the Friends Life t20 quarter-finals.” No love. Surrey won by 5 wickets although it appeared Kent might pull it off. The match went down to the last over. Video highlights are...Read More

Ham House

The Ham House (Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 7RS) is a “unique 17th-century treasure trove”, says the National Trust. The home was envisioned by Elizabeth Murray, Countess of Dysart and has “survived war, fashion and neglect to retain a uniquely mysterious aura. One of a series of grand houses and palaces alongside the River Thames, Ham...Read More