Random thoughts of the day – A different life (part 1)

I chanced upon a post by Sillyinvestor and the subsequent commentary between him and his readers¬†and it hit me strongly. Perhaps because I think it kind of reflected my situation then. By way of background, Sillyinvestor is a primary school teacher in Singapore and his latest blogpost chronicles some of the issues and challenges of…

Priority Seat

I was taking the subway home from work the other day and since it was rush hour, it was rather crowded. Needless to say, there were no seats available. Not that I needed one thought, since I was feeling perfectly fine, ain’t pregnant and I kind of wanted to stand to stretch my legs having…

Life

In a friend’s post on facebook the other day, he wrote, “Life is a process….”. I then commented “I think life is more like a chain of episodes, each one playing out a different part of your lifetime.” He then replied by saying “Depending on individual, some would call it a journey”.

Quick to judge

I had a conversation the other day with a relative. Here’s what it is in essence: Relative: My¬†boss had to work from home a couple of days back. Guess what’s the reason? Me: I guess it could be to babysit a child or something? (since this is the most often used reason for myself when…

Comparison

When we were first born into this world, comparison starts. It starts with the little things, like our weight, length (or height) or even head circumference etc. These comparisons might not be with another person or baby per se, it could be against a chart, an average of some sorts, or a bell curve. But…