It’s the middle of the month today and it looks like a fine time to make a short recap of my taming monkey number 5 progress. If you don’t know what this taming monkey thing is, just go and read the first post. Basically, it’s like a monthly challenge which replaced my new year resolutions. … Read more Running Update (Taming Monkey Number 6)
It’s time for my monthly monkey review. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, please read the introductory post here. To make a long story short, I decided to ditch completely my new years resolutions and replace them with a year long challenge: taming a “monkey” each month. If you don’t know what a … Read more Taming Monkey Number Five: Solved
It’s almost noon and I’m in my car, driving Victor, my son, to his school. We spent some time at my place, watching movies and working on his latest project, rockpedia.co. Victor is almost 14. He’s into rock music (obviosuly) and all the stuff of a typical teenager. “When did you learn to drive so … Read more The Slow And Almost Invisible Reward Of Doing Things Constantly
It’s time for my monthly assignment: the report about the April monkey. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, please read the introductory post. Basically, instead of writing new years resolution, I decided to go for a different approach. Each month I am going to tame one inner “monkey”. An … Read more Taming Monkey Number Four – Failure?
For the last 14 months I’ve been learning how to become a self-published author. And by that, I mean not only PDF ebooks available on the blog, but also printed books on Amazon, Kindle versions and, of course, for the latest hype in town, ePub-based ebooks in Apple iBookStore. What follows is a (very) distilled … Read more How To Self-Publish On Amazon, Kindle And iBookStore
When I was a kid, one of my favorite games was catching bees. Before calling me a bee maniac, let me give you a little bit of the context around this sentence. I grew up in a communist country, in a small city near the mountains. You didn’t have much to do in a small … Read more How To Catch A Bee
A few weeks ago it was Bianca’s 5th birthday. As always, each year I write a post about what I learned from her during the last year. If you want to read the previous posts, here they are, in order for one, two, three and four year anniversaries. 1. Diplomacy Is Easy Last year Bianca’s … Read more 7 Things I Learned From My 5 Year Old Girl
A couple of weeks ago I was in Christchurch, New Zealand. Yes, I was there just days before the earthquake, but I’m not gonna talk about that in this post. While I was there, I had the urge of getting my first tattoo. If you want to know why, well… I don’t kinda have an … Read more 5 Lessons Learned From Getting My First Tattoo