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15 09, 2010

GYPSET: Coffee Table Book of the Week

By | September 15th, 2010|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , |

Gypset Books and Lifestyle I bought the Gypset Collection of Books and it's been a wonderful Coffee Table book accessory. Gypset Books and Lifestyle is a daily inspiration and reminder of the Ideal Life I have set out. We oftentimes get so carried away with our day-to-day activities, that life becomes easily mundane. We all need some sort [...]

4 08, 2010

Taco Tuesday’s at Jacquelina’s Casa

By | August 4th, 2010|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

Eating Mexican food doesn't always have to be an unhealthy feast. Well, we're not going to put it up there with the "diet food" either. I had Taco Tuesday at my casa yesterday for the hungry teenage cousins. None of us had ever made taco's, only had the delicious fattening ones from the Taco truck [...]

28 05, 2010

İstanbul Modern Museum

By | May 28th, 2010|Categories: Dharma Bum|

We crossed the maın brıdge - Bosphorous Brıdge whıch seperates the Asıan & European sıde.. and vısıted the Istanbul Modern Museum. It was relaxıng to go for 2-3 hours ın a quıet space away from all the cıty sounds. Quıte a bıg museum wıth an ımpressıve collectıon of art. From Turkısh-Islamıc old paıntıngs.. to modern [...]

28 05, 2010

5 Course Cooking Lesson in Istanbul!

By | May 28th, 2010|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , |

Marıssa & I are compatible travel buddies (besıdes Lıfe buddıes) because we Travel for the full experıence of the Culture through Food, Drink, People. We had initially planned on 2 nıghts ın Istanbul as more than enough. But on the 3rd day.. we decıded to relax a bıt and stay another nıght. Then on the [...]

26 05, 2010

Bosphorous Cruıse & Turkısh Bathhouse

By | May 26th, 2010|Categories: Dharma Bum|

We got up by 9am. Had our usual breakfast of tomato cucumber hard*boıled egg and fresh made bread upstaırs. Then we sprınted down the street towards the water and onto the 3 story ferry. Thıs would take us along the Bosphorous Straıt onto the Asıan contınent part of Turkey from 1030-430. Perfect weather.. each of [...]

12 04, 2010

Haiti, January 2010

By | April 12th, 2010|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , |

Photo taken by my friend a week after the  Haiti Earthquake which shook the World's attention to those who is most in need. No caption needed. The photo says so much.

24 03, 2010

“Vision” by Bo Short

By | March 24th, 2010|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , |

I insist you read this whole post. Take 10 minutes to read it now. Read it weekly, or monthly. It will change your old vision and create the 'Vision' you've been seeking for a successful, happy Life. :) I've highlighted those that I find especially importante! VISION By Bo Short “A rock pile ceases to [...]

22 02, 2010

Motorcycle Diaries

By | February 22nd, 2010|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

My Recommended Movie of the Week: Motorcycle Diaries (2004) Based on a motorcycle journey the Argentinian legendary Ernesto "Che" Guevara took on a semester before graduating medical school with his older friend Alberto. Ernesto was well educated through med school, specializing in Leprosy which was especially infamous during that era and area. He was also [...]

7 12, 2009

The Mayonnaise Jar

By | December 7th, 2009|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

When things in your life seem, almost too much to handle, When 24 Hours in a day is not enough, Remember the mayonnaise jar and 2 cups of coffee. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, He picked up a very large [...]

12 07, 2009

Ride like a Submarine, Surf or Drown

By | July 12th, 2009|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: |

One moment you have shortage. . . The next you have excess. . . One day you have nothing to do. . . The next you don't have time to get it all done. . . One day the refrigerator is empty and you are hungry. . . The next you have a half eaten [...]