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Pablo the Wanderer

An Adventurous Life

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Yesterday an old friend blew into town. An unequaled raconteur, Pablo spent most of the evening describing his (wild) adventures all over the world, how he got his degree in physics, what it was like hobnobbing with fencing masters, and how his grandfather, a Neapolitan immigrant, started a successful candy business and saved a lot of people’s fortunes during the Great Depression. I listened to his theory of the origin of the universe and his explanation that the true purpose of meditation is not to empty the mind but to focus it. He is an enormous soul in a small package. Continue reading “Pablo the Wanderer”