clay pots

Standing on any major milestone, some of us may gaze on the next mile, most of us will look back to see the stretch of our journeys thus far, reveling at how our own two feet have tread upon gravel, sand, mud, and mire to get to where we are: a place for breath. Almost… Continue reading clay pots

ad hog

The other day I was reading this article which short as it was, did have some good points. It doesn't give you any tacky advice on how to give your resume a shiny pop or the wittiest interview answer. Instead, it emphasizes some of the more useful stuff. For example, how to be a better human… Continue reading ad hog

bless you, industrialization

Closely linked to and much like democracy, industrialization is also a protégé of Western politics. While I would probably say that democracy granted to developing countries is probably as bad as giving chocolate to a dog, it would be unfitting to say the same of industrialization. (Yes, hate to break it to you about democracy,… Continue reading bless you, industrialization

my first characters

In the western world, most people probably started off learning the alphabet with 'A' or 'a' for apple. Should the preliminary curriculum all of a sudden change course by 180 degrees and start with 'Z', parents might storm down the schools and government. Consider you lucky, you people who only have to deal with 26… Continue reading my first characters

a monumental predicament

I say, they're a fruit. Because the ones that taste like fruit are the best ones. When you're looking for a tomato, you're not looking for a bright green one nor a very firm one. You're looking for intense reds, (perhaps even oranges, and yellows) with a bit of give when gently squeezed  - both… Continue reading a monumental predicament

all in eh?

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma, which is living with the result of other peoples' thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition." -Steve Jobs It's… Continue reading all in eh?