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Wed 15 Sep 2004

Follow your heart

Category : NUS

Sweet words for Lekowala, a pal of mine who, struggling under a seige for more than a year, emerged in a flash of light, sword held high to clear the hordes laying seige at his battered door. He himself likened it, less dramatically, to casting the ring into the fires of Modor. We've obviously watched too much LOTR.

But interestingly, I read on Boing Boing that 'Meg Hourihan, the co-founder of Pyra, the company that invented Blogger, has retired to become a chef': "So last night I ended my sabbatical and began my new career doing something I've always felt passionate about: cooking.

... Yesterday at 3 PM I put on my black chef's clogs, my black pants and white t-shirt, pulled my Red Sox cap over my hair and got to work peeling and deveining shrimp. Seven hours later, sweatily scrubbing the kitchen floors, I was still smiling.

I've learned a lot this summer during my sabbatical but it all can be summarized in three words: follow your heart."

Having done so, lekowala says the air is sweeter now.

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