Ready Or Not “Ready ENOUGH—Here I Come!” Depending on your age, hearing someone shout, “Ready or not, here I come!” will have you crouching behind the nearest piece of furniture, determined not to be the first one… Read More
“The Listener Completes the Song” (AKA “Paul Simon Explains Intention vs. Impact”) Last month I listened to Howard Stern interview Paul Simon. At one point Howard said to Paul, “This song is about your father, right?” “No,” Paul responded. After some back… Read More
What Are You Waiting For? If You Missed Grabbing Opportunity by the Forelock—Grab the Fetlock Greetings from Croatia! I spent yesterday in Trogir, Croatia where I particularly enjoyed seeing the statue of the god, Kairos, pictured above. What is special about Kairos? According to the… Read More
Say a Proper Goodbye to Summer: Abandon Presenteeism, Embrace Forgettery Years ago, I subscribed to and it’s hard to articulate the joy it has brought me. Despite having a strong grasp on vocabulary, I am continuously intrigued and informed… Read More
Is it Too Hard For You, or Too Hard On You? Recently, I took a movement class with a very cool fellow named David Wilson (You can find him on Instagram as Oldscoolmoves. He’s fantastic.) One thing he said that struck… Read More
“Here’s What You’re Doing Right”: How to Give Great Advice In 2019, I was listening to Howard Stern interview Trevor Noah. (PSA: Howard Stern’s interviews are excellent. The rest of it? I can take it or leave it—or leave it… Read More
To Give is Human; To Receive, Divine Many of you have heard Alexander Pope’s famous quote, “To err is human; to forgive, divine” This is a true and lovely sentiment AND today I am using it as… Read More
Don’t Ruin the Whole Load… While the debate over whether separating laundry into lights and darks is worth doing continues to rage, I thought I would send along the meme, above. Why? Because while I… Read More
Second Guessing Your Intuition? Check (List) in with Yourself Even though “Trust your intuition,” is a frequently used phrase, intuition can feel incomprehensible, or inaccessible. It’s easy to think, “What—and where—is my intuition? And why should I trust it?”… Read More
“I Can’t Hear Myself Breathe…”: How to Head Off Weirdness, Sadness and Madness More mornings than not I find myself saying, “I can’t hear myself think,” as the dogs gambol about me, the television news confronts me, and our particularly vocal cat, Thelma,… Read More