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Doing things differently since 1984

Peace for Paris

By now, everyone is aware of the events that happened in Paris on Friday that left 129 dead, hundreds injured, and millions in a transformed emotional state. I won’t recount … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

After Everything Changes

It dawned on me recently that it will be soon be a year after everything changed for me, both for better and worse in different ways. I’m a firm believer … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 6 Comments

Why Faith Needs Doubt

I read an article recently about an Ebola quarantine center in Liberia that was looted – for many reasons, I’m sure – but among them was that the mob truly … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 6 Comments

When Everything Changes

*Shuffles nervously up to microphone* Umm, so, I haven’t been around much lately… sorry for that.  I assure you it’s not because I’ve had nothing to say.  Quite the opposite, … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Morning sir, can I buy some happiness?

I went to a convenience store (also known as a corner shop) this morning for a drink, and noticed an interesting theme about the offerings there.  I figured I could tell … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

Ironic

  Isn’t it ironic that the more you earn, the less time you have to spend it? As if income inequality wasn’t bad enough, we have boredom inequality as well. … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

What 2013 Taught Me

New Years is a strange holiday.  It doesn’t commemorate or celebrate anything specific, and has very few traditions.  It is for some an excuse to forget all your troubles with … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 4 Comments