Wednesday, February 16, 2011

... (extra) ordinary !

Several years back, I was having a bad toothache for a few days. On the way through a shopping arcade, I walked into a dental practice to seek advice. The dentist was nice enough to manage a few minutes to discuss and was able to offer helpful tips. Surprisingly, we later discovered that we have many interest and acquittance in common. The way this link came about was ... (extra) ordinary !

I have been going to this dentist for many years for regular check up. Just regular dealing .... ordinary !

Few years back, was thinking of a close classmate from decades back. Had no contact details. Out of the blue, I received an email from him, asking me if I still recognised him! Seems ... (extra) ordinary !

Gradually am trying to move past this distinction between ... ordinary and ... (extra) ordinary !


  1. Hi Raj
    Thought provoking, as usual.

  2. Always a pleasure to read your notes here & at your blog Ken. Much appreciated

  3. There's a Zen saying, Raj: "Every extraordinary event is boiling rice." For me, too, there's no difference between the ordinary and the extraordinary.

  4. Deeply grateful for these Profound words. It's my sincere effort to get to a stage where "there's no difference between the ordinary and the extraordinary"