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Slave to the Tether

The easterly started to blow out just before midday. As the wind turned fluky,  the jangada got harder to handle. One minute we were fending off the boom in a lull, slack sails popping back and forth, the next we were grabbing for the nearest post, slapped over hard by a gust. 1,087 more words

Walking On Water Story

After Third Death Linked To Toppling Dressers, IKEA Expands "Repair Program"

Last July, following the deaths of two children crushed by falling IKEA dressers, the retailer and the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a “repair program” … 458 more words

Having the Time

Sometimes success is simple like being able to enjoy the silence on a Tuesday morning.


Just around the next sunrise

Cruising is a strange mixture of hurry up and wait, of discomfort and relaxation, of thrill and boredom. It is a life of extreme sensations where nothing is constant. 1,150 more words


Success Is Not Reserved For The Lucky Few

I’ve heard more than a few times that it takes 10,000 hours of focused work/study in becoming good at something. Let’s face it, we all want to excel and be recognized, with dreams of being the best in our chosen field. 90 more words


The UnReal State of India’s Real Estate

Over the weekend a friend called and we talked about an interesting conversation he had had with his landlord.

My friend’s landlord is a successful corporate executive and doesn’t live in the same city as my friend does. 979 more words