Tuesday, January 25, 2011
A former research associate and his finance held their engagement party on the weekend. I met the RA in France in 2006 and he came all the way from Europe to work for me and ends up meeting a fantastic woman...the girl of his dreams. Fate. Among the people that were invited to the engagement party was a bloke named Brad. Brad now lives in South Australia but he and I went to the same school in Canberra. So why was Brad at the party? What was his connection to RA. Well, years before RA came to work for me, he decided to go to the US for a summer course. That very same summer, Brad also headed off to the US for a summer course. They both independently chose the same university and enrolled in the same subjects and became instant friends. So that's the connection between RA, Brad and me. We all knew each other at different times in our lives and in different parts of the world and somehow our lives intersected and we all ended up together celebrating RA's engagement. Fate.