To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history? Cicero, 46 BC I enjoy reading history and biographies tremendously. However, never was I able to […]

Lustrum / Conspirata

I caught a cold last weekend and have been suffering for a few days. This is the second time in my 5+ years of living in USA that a cold had defeated me. Last Tuesday and Wednesday were the worst. It felt very cold even in a well heated room and every inch of my […]


Imperium is a fictional biography of Cicero written by Robert Harris. In the dictionary, the definition of the word Imperium goes: absolute power, power to command, the supreme power held especially by consuls and emperors to command and administer in military, judicial and civil affairs. In Robert Harris’ Imperium, my interpretation of the title is: […]

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Part One)

I remember seeing this book go viral more than a decade and half ago when I was an undergraduate, in center displays of the bookshops I frequented. Admittedly, I was curious about what this was about, yet at the same time I had the very rebellious view of the world that any book that is […]