The most important lesson from my motorcycle training applies to most of life. When riding, stiffness is the enemy. New riders unsurprisingly tend to tense up while piloting their fun and fast possible death machines, usually at stops and turns, the worst possible moments. …

I love language. My faculty for the English language makes it harder to learn others, because basic communication is always the first step, but a seemingly meager end. Nevertheless, my last week of embodiment work reminded me that higher language has a deep shadow. …

The second time around, I am really coming to appreciate this place. It was 46 degrees when I stepped onto the plane in Mexico City, and 84 degrees when I landed in San José del Cabo. With seemingly just one arid step into the Cabo air, I felt relief from…

Thirty Fun: Live, Laugh, Love

At first blush, turning 31 seems like an insignificant birthday. Indeed, there is extent to which 31 feels like 30 round two. I’m still barely into my 30s, with adequate psychological buffer to the mid-30s. Turning 30 was monumental, yet turning 31 just seems like formality. But I actually feel…

About a year and a half ago I started learning Ableton and experimenting with music production. The way that one conceptualizes and makes music is by layering multiple audio tracks.

Some of the audio tracks may be instruments, akin to the different notes played by different instruments and sections in…

I have never been to a Formula 1 race. In a few hours, I will go to my first one, the Austin Grand Prix. So right now I’m at Formula 0, reflecting on my pre-conceived notions of Formula 1.

The words that come to mind first when I think of…

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. — Albert Einstein, supposedly

It’s unclear whether Einstein actually wrote or endorsed the above words. If anything, it seems the latter is more likely…

Yesterday someone told me I was a good problem solver. I shrugged it off, “meh.” Then today I had to solve some problems.

We booked a hotel in the Marina primarily for easy access to Marin and additionally on the assumption that the Marina is a relatively easy place to…

Prashant Fonseka

In pursuit of magic

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