Month: March 2011

speed dial on time

Taking a cue from Li Jia, the protagonist of Kitchen Chinese, one of the latest books I’ve read I am seizing the moment to write. Free of guilt and disappointment for a week’s worth of posts scribbled in notebooks, ideas jotted on post-its, fleeting sparks of something and then nothing swirling in my brain, allowing […]


give back, not up

Abstain forty days: alcohol, sugar, cussing guilty pleasures, too. Pick your deadly sin: Nine thousand six hundred hour detox for the soul. Learn to sustain faith. Moderate your suffering. This modern thinking: hard rules to follow when progress, technology want us to be “free”; where virtual rules, instant gratification sets a precedent. Open your heart […]