Updated on May 6, 2019
- U Aung Min (M69) was worried that I might burn out. He reminded me to “slow down” and “to reduce brain work”.
- Some suggested that I should find some young volunteers to help with some parts, so that I have reduced workload.
- Some friends said, “You write more and faster than we can read. Take your time.”
- I worry that one day — like some sayas, friends and even younger people — I might have “senior moments”. My younger cousin sister would say, “I forgot what I wanted to say”.
- My Thin Sayas, Myin Sayas and Kyar Sayas helped me learn interesting episodes (including some that cannot be found in the history books).
- Compared to the geniuses with phenomenal memory, I am at the bottom rung. But, I am happy that I remember people and events more than the average person.
- Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw Myint, Dr. Nyunt Wai, Dr. Khin Maung U, U Khin Maung Zaw and several others have added “valuable insights” to my posts. I hope that others will help massage my writings into memorable articles and may be even e-books and books.
- Since my spouse and I are body donors, there will be no services for our last journey. I am enjoying every day as an occasion to share my thoughts and experiences with my mentors, colleagues, friends, former students and any one who values “dissemination of knowledge”.
- I have seen some people live long lives, but a few of them were not physically or mentally active for some time. I prefer to have quality of life for our moment on this earth.
- Years ago, someone wrote in my autograph. “Worry is like sand in an oyster. A little produces a pearl. Too much kills the animal’.