Swept Away

Don't drown in despair

All the tech investors railing at the downward slide of the stock market, or the dot-com execs shaking their fists at the venture-capital community, have nothing on a guy I recently encountered at the beach.

The poor guy laid his blanket a bit too close to the waters edge, and soon a giant wave crashed in and engulfed him. As the tide receded, he leapt up from his blanket and called out to the sea, "Hey!"

Many of us know the feeling. But its hard to file a class-action lawsuit against the sea.