Dealing with Failure

The observable fact is that things are improving.  That is the current datum. Why is that? I am not sure.  For 17 long years, things were going downhill. I am an emigrant from Egypt and the UK. I came to this country in the late 60s. I lived in NYC, and worked in Fintech most…

The Dignity of Sand Cranes

Since returning from Portugal, almost two weeks ago, I have been engaged in a ferocious internal debate:  what should I focus my energies on next (other than preparing to move to Portugal next year)? The choice is ternary: a) Do nothing; hang out; chill; exercise; lose weight; ignore whatever happens with the coming election and…