Category Archives: Musing

Unnecessary Things

I have been simplifying my life since I moved out of my parents place almost 20 years ago and set up my own “bachelor’s pad”. I was not very established financially, so I could not afford to spend a lot … Continue reading

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Love in the far future

Z was born when I was 50. If she were to get married at a relatively young age of 25, I would be 75 if I were still alive then. But as people get married later and later (PL was … Continue reading

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Raising Z to be resilient

Like all parents, I wonder if I might (have) ruin my kid. Excerpt from “How kids learn Resilience”:

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What gets you out of bed each morning?

“It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound re-invention.” … Continue reading

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When love and need are one…

There is a poem/quote I like – I think it is from Robert Frost: Only when love and need are one And work is play for mortal stakes Is the deed ever really done For Heaven’s and the Future’s sake … Continue reading

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Who I am – life lessons

“It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound re-invention.” … Continue reading

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What is the New Year? (From 2014)

This is from a Facebook post in 2014 (edited): What is the New Year? For some it is the mixture of guilt and hope. Guilt over the opportunities in the old year wasted, or ignored, or from being too timid … Continue reading

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