Category: Personal

  • Changing Priorities

    One of the motos engrained in me growing up is that you finish what you started. Not meant for silly little things, but anything with consequence. So, writing out the decision I came to two weeks back doesn’t come easy to me. But it’s time. Let me explain. I’d been co-organizer of WordCamp Netherlands 2009…

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  • True, false or useful?

    Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful Seneca

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  • Changing my eating habits

    I just got back from a very special weekend with lots of new insights to take home with. One of them is changing my eating habits. Not that my current one isn’t good or healthy for that matter because we’re already eating rather consciously. This means eating pretty much only white meat and not too…

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  • My brother Matt Mendlick’s story got featured

    My exchange-brother Matt Mendlick’s story got featured on the site of the American Brain Tumor Association. It has been almost 10 years since I last saw him and a lot has happened in his life. In Matt’s own words: My fateful journey began in April 2008 when the worst headache of my life brought me…

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  • Our Food is our Poison

    I’ve been a firm advocate of eating in the most ecological way possible. This means cutting down on sugar, eating the proper fats, proper wheat and as much fresh and organic food as possible. This is not easy. Not because it’s difficult to stick to my choice, but mostly because it’s hard to find food…

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