1) A friend knows. Knows me. Knows changes. Knows time. And cares. And I know that he knows and cares.
2) Friends grow old in the right way. For the right purpose. Like something you drink that warms you for a long time after. That’s worth ageing.
3) There are exceptions, but the rule is probably that it is dangerous to confuse colleagues and friends.… Read more
I first received a copy of the story in 1998.
I had arrived with my then very-new girlfriend, in Lima, Peru.
It was back when you still wrote letters, and I got this package from the local post office and boy – I was in the 7th heaven.
A real letter from home – with a story, and … well, it was just such a great thing to receive so far away.… Read more
It just occurred to me today …
If this blog is supposed to go on until 27 July 2055 (barring a global extinction event) then …
… what will happen of major events in my own life until that day?
Of course, I’ve thought about that from time to time, especially now that Jay is on the way.… Read more
The rivers of the day have flowed a bit further towards their known destinations:
Merchant account in bank – check
Talk about how to get a ‘good’ birth, and what to do if not – check
Worked on company website (asset building) and marketed it – check
Trained, as I increasingly do, how to approach the day mindfully, especially its dull chores – check
And more.… Read more
I just came out from the bathroom and for some reason I thought about how another bathroom was – 30-ish years ago or so.
In an instant it was very clear to me, in my memory, how the bathroom was in my parents’ house, back in another city, in another time.… Read more