Day by day
Day by day

Day by day

The one who controls the past controls the future and the one who controls the present controls the past, and we all who don't control the present don't control anything.

Good intentions

6 Feb 2020 2 minute read 1 comment mgaft1

The multistory building where I currently reside has many security gates: to the building, to the living quarters, etc. Every time people go through those gates they have to put their fingers into a finger recognition panel. Usually, this works like...


5 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments mgaft1

  Ok, boys and girls. I am going to talk about not so pleasant things, but remember you asked for it. It happened long ago when I was studying at UCSD. In the middle of the term, I got very sick with the flu, missed about two weeks of classes and wh...

Why did the chicken cross the road?

5 Feb 2020 1 minute read 1 comment mgaft1

She was looking, first to the right, then to the left - just like her forefathers had taught her. For Tsypa the lessons of forefathers weren’t a rhetorical statement. In fact, she personally knew her ancestors. Well, at least, some of them. Those who...


30 Jan 2020 1 minute read 3 comments mgaft1

  Hi everybody, Yesterday I made a beet soup called borscht. Now I and my son can eat it for a couple of days. Here's how I made it: First, you boil beef, preferably with the bone. Once you have the broth, you take the meat out and let it cool down....

Traveling via stamps (Island Antigua)

5 Jan 2020 1 minute read 1 comment mgaft1

Hi, there friends! Here is another small island in Carebian that also starts from the letter "A" Antigua Here is a smaller scale map to understand where exactly it is... All the stamps here are from cartoons.

knitting needle

5 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments mgaft1

This title reminded me of the cute cartoon I watched when I was a kid. In this cartoon, a lion by the name of Bonifatsy who worked in London's circus occupying the position of a lion. Because of his talent as a performer and great working skills the...

Morning feeling

2 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments mgaft1

I woke up with a headache at around 4.30 AM from a nightmare. I was hiding from Nazis in some old house full of junk. Yet, I woke up when people with dogs were just about to discover me. Went to the computer and watched a video titled “How to start b...


1 Jan 2020 1 minute read 2 comments mgaft1

In the movies, programmers often presented as some sort of geniuses; kids are breaking into Pentagon databases and so on. In reality, programmers are regular people who just happen to code as their day job. In fact, I remember one colleague of mine f...

Traveling via stamps

30 Dec 2019 1 minute read 2 comments mgaft1

He there! Yesterday I told you a story about how I found stamps in my garage. So today I continue showing them going through the collection alphabetically. That's how Anguilla Islands look like on the map. And this is how they look relative to large...

Found a metal chest in my garage with stamps

29 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments mgaft1

Hi there, Recently, cleaning in my garage, I stumbled across a metal chest. When I opened it, I discovered several albums of stamps. I remembered that my mother collected these stamps all her life. She passed away in 2004. Since then we moved to ano...