Aren’t people like Steve Jobs (may his soul rest in peace), astonishing?I find people like Steve Jobs (may his soul rest in peace) astonishing. Why? Because the world of technology seems to keep in step with their thoughts.
For example, in 1983, he predicted the evolution of a “new digital distribution system.” Ten years later, in 1993, the first PDA (Personal Digital Assistant), the forerunner of the smartphone, came into the market ten years later.
Can you imagine what a senior’s life would be like if not for the latest in technology?
It would certainly be like my father’s when he was in his 50s.
My father was with the mass media and I can still remember his banging away at his Olivetti portable typewriter until late at night for his newspaper column, or a speech for others.somebody else.
Parenthood is Catch 22
A thread appeared on my FB page asking personal inputs regarding parenthood – more specifically adult children/parent relationship.
I commented that it is never easy; that it is a womb to tomb job.
The author, brought up in a Western culture, thought my idea was incredulous. Perhaps, but anyone familiar with Asian culture, will know it has a grain of truth in it.
Asian familial ties are lifetime affairs.
Healthy habit – preparing your own meals
“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are,” Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, 18th-century French lawyer, cum epicure, and gastronome.
It’s been a long time since he said those words, but it was as true then as it is now. The increasing problem of obesity and chronic diseases more than says it all. Read more
Diabetes – a daily struggle to live fully
If diabetes is a boxing match, I would be at ringside.
The analogy is appropriate without a reason. My younger sister and brother are diabetics, so are my remaining two uncles. More than five of the guys I play tennis with are diabetics. A cousin had his right leg amputated because of diabetes and a friend lost one of his eyes due to the disease.