Here are a few things I learned

Figs in Winter
14 min readApr 6, 2024

Nine modest pearls of wisdom that might be useful moving forward

Jazz B, the club in São Paulo where Massimo celebrated his 60th birthday, photo by the Author.

A few weeks ago I turned 60. One of those entirely arbitrary hallmarks in a human life that nevertheless, despite ourselves, make you look up and pay attention. To celebrate the occasion, my lovely daughter and wife organized a sumptuous dinner in a nice restaurant in Salvador (Bahia, Brazil), where we…