Monthly Archives: December 2013

Death is all around us.

Just nearly got hit by a car. I’m glad to be alive today.   It is surprising how quickly one forgets her lessons from Malawi – that death is always very, very near. I think for the New Year, I will write out a will, a preliminary version.

Merry Christmas.

Count Basie’s Jingle Bells is always merry.

The Ronald Coase Institute Xiamen Workshop, 2013

What’s the question? The central message from the workshop, repeated again and again, reminds me that integral part of learning is to question whether these are the right questions. The Master said, “When I walk along with two others, they may serve me as my teachers. I will select their good qualities and follow them, their bad qualities […]