I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend. He referred to the dates on the tombstone from the beginning…to the end. He noted that first came the date of birth and spoke the following date with tears, but he said what mattered most of all was the dash between... Continue Reading →
What the hell is water?
Earlier this week I was listening to a talk by David foster Wallace. There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, “Morning, boys, how’s the water?” And the two young fish swim on for a bit, and... Continue Reading →
A branch from the blue
I am a prolific note taker. On that day, at that time, I asked myself "how is ‘note taking’ helping you to ‘take note’ of your situation?" It was tipped as the “Bheja Fry” date with the group in Talk Temple called TILT – The India Leaders Think-Tank. We had just completed a wonderful 4... Continue Reading →