Selfish or Selfless

[I chose this cover picture because as I was exploring the ancient Candi of Borobudur in Indonesian, I was touched by how beautiful it was and I couldn’t explain it. At the same time, I could hear two people (one … Read More

Remembering My Grandma

Anyhow, I’ve been thinking for the past few days of goals both short and long term.  Looking at what is inspiring me internally and what inspires me externally.  I’ve been working on Phroogal since my grandmother died.  I don’t think … Read More

A Job Interview Gone Wrong

Last night I recalled a job interview that gone wrong.  Not for me but for them.   About 5 years ago in Jersey, I went to a job interview. I met and sat across one of the most pretentious and … Read More

Another Long Night

I’ve been working on my Phroogal idea for quite some time now.  Today, I had my customized landing page up and running and before bed I checked on the site to see that it was down once again.  Just so … Read More

Why I do what I do?

I was walking 2 miles to the train station which is perfect time to reflect. I really care about people. I care about the quality of my life too. It’s why I’m building Phroogal. I know it can help many … Read More

Perfection is Overrated

Perfection is overrated. Actually, it doesn’t exist. I read once that the universe was created because of an imperfection in gravity. I’m not an astrophysicist but I am a thinker. You got it – it got me thinking! The goal … Read More

My Thoughts on Pain

Think of your pain like a physical wound. A scab will eventually form to start the healing process, if we keep picking at the scab, it will never heal. Sometimes we just have to let time do its job. The … Read More

A Moment When You Just Pause – Cu Chi Tunnels

It’s been well over 6 hours since I left Cu Chi a province 60 km north of Saigon. Growing up you learn about the Vietnam War and through the years I’ve read numerous articles and books about the war from … Read More

Back from Halong Bay and a Surprise Meet

I didn’t know what to expect when I booked the trip to Halong Bay, Vietnam.  I figured it would just be another check in the list of “amazing” places people had to go see and experience.  The van picked Liam … Read More

Airplane Ritual: Heading for Laos

This is part of the last leg of my journey in 2012. I definitely learned a lot more about myself than I could have ever anticipated. I finally let go of the past for the most part and allowed myself … Read More