I just released my first album ARE WE READY, 11 songs written and performed by me. It was quite an adventure given that I've never done anything of this kind before and have a full-time job in a "Big Four" serving several demanding Wall Street clients. I am donating all profits from my album sales to Worldwide Orphans Foundation, an organization with an unbeatable mission and integrity. My goal is to raise $1,000,000 for them through my album sales and donations; and I am well on the way.
> Born and grew up in Urkaine
> Has degree in Mathematics and Computer Science
> Is in the process of writing a book
> Can turn this all into a poem
> Lived in four countries and speaks four language
> Married to another person named Misha
> Lives on Upper West Side, NYC
> Last big travel included Thailand, Cambodia and Israel
> Strives to meditate daily
How do you know what you are capable of? Don't even argue with me here -- you have no idea. Our own potential is a mystery. It might show signs of itself here and there. But its true abundance can only be revealed in a committed courageous exploration.
What if you really against gay marriage? -- Could it be because of your religious views -- after all, the Bible says what it says. Or you might have some other socio-economico-political reasoning of why gay marriage is not a right thing for the society.
I don't have any intentions...
"Love isn't something natural. Rather it requires discipline, concentration, patience, faith, and the overcoming of narcissism. It isn't a feeling, it is a practice." ― Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving
I used to be a Valentine's Day hater....
Over the years I've learned there are ways to profoundly experience being alive: by allowing yourself to be vulnerable, by letting yourself to be moved by what life has to offer whether it is big or small,and noticing the interactions and relationships between life participants.
Let me suggest unspeakable.
Tonight we will know the results. Let's take the rest of the week to unwind, lick the wounds, celebrate victories.
And then.... how about this:
Let us embrace whoever is the next president regardless of your views....
The bed & breakfast was clean and cozy. The owners were friendly. I mean, very friendly. To tell the truth, so freakin' friendly, they were killing me. Do you want coffee? Smile. More toast? Smile. Eggs? Big smile. More coffee? Juice? Pancakes? Homemade...
The 2008 U.S. presidential and congressional elections cost the country $5.3 billion. 2012 projections are closer to $6 billion ($6,000,000,000 -- in case you are not proficient in billions). This amount is an equivalent of a yearly GDP of a small...