Peace and Tranquility?

Peacocks are beautiful.  Sure.  But, did you know that they sound like a dying cat at sunrise? Don’t let their beauty fool you!  I never knew they made such noise. Nor did I care, actually, until they woke me up three bright-and-early mornings in a row on my recent staycation on Sentosa, a small Singaporean resort island 20 minutes from …

Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

“I’m getting comfortable with being uncomfortable.”  A friend in Singapore talking about expatriate living When she first said it, I thought…”oh that’s cute, but I don’t really get it.”   For me, the thought of moving to different parts of the world and making a new life there is exhilarating…in fact, it’s right in my …

Inspiration at a Cambodian Fish Stall

Inspiration comes in many forms.  This time it just happened to be from a stylish grandmother selling fish in the middle of a market near Pursat, Cambodia three weeks ago.  Not only did it inspire this post, but also stoked the flames of the work I am doing with ShiftRunner, a company I invested in …