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Accused of shoplifting!

One of the things that annoy me the most is when we visit a shop, no matter if it’s big or a smaller neighborhood one, it that anyone is suspected of being a shoplifter. Have you ever experienced this: you visit a small shop, maybe one in your neighborhood… and exactly where you’re looking for...
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A new challenge: #writeDaily

Starting today, I’ve challenged myself with something new: #writeDaily. I want to develop a new habit of writing something daily, either publicly or in private, just for me. If you go right now on the homepage, you will see that I’ve published two statistics for this challenge: my best streak, which is the highest number...
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Oversharing melodies

Does this happen to you: you hear a song somewhere that you really like a lot and you want to share it with your friends? The problem that I usually encounter is that right after the song you share you hear a new one that you like even more and you want to share it...
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Nostalgia: tent edition

There are moments in my life when I become nostalgic. Those moments primarily appear when I rediscover a thing from my past that brings back memories. Some of these moments appear when I visit my parents’ house where I lived for 20 years. Some of my things are still there and some are even in...
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Starting to watch all the Marvel movies

I love watching a good Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, who doesn’t right? I remember back when we had no kids I started watching Iron Man and that day I convinced my wife to watch it with me too, all 3 of them. Marvel is so cool, but I am wondering if there is something from...
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Repairing the Phantom 3 cracks

Earlier this month I bought a DJI Phantom 3 from a friend. He was not using it so I made him an offer. The problem with the drone itself is that it fell off and hit a tree or something like that, and the Phantom 3 series is very fragile around the area of the...
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Reducing debt

In this period together we are studying with a group of friends a course about personal and family finance from Crown Financial Ministries. It covers aspects from Bible as it is made by a Christian organization, but has some really strong ideas everyone can implement, regardless of the religious beliefs. The companion book for the...
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Trialling at Automattic – without success this time

Just the closest friends of mine might know this, but over the past ~2 months I’ve been offered a chance to give a trial at Automattic. To give out some context, I’ve sent my CV twice to this awesome company: in August 2015 and January 2018, but sadly I did not make it through their...
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Winning the Diversity Lottery program

Well… it’s a lot harder than you’d think! It is the very first time we are applying as a family for the Diversity Program to get a green card in the US. I applied as the main applicant and added my wife Catalina and two sons on the applications as well. We might have had...