A Space Oddity

Planet Earth Is Blue. That was the front page headline of CNN on January 11, 2016 — the morning after David Bowie died.  It is one of the best headlines I’ve ever seen.  Subtly capturing the lasting impression he left on the earth–from music to fashion to performance art–four simple words couldn’t have said it … More A Space Oddity

The Ability To Believe

The world is a funny place.  Sometimes, I can’t write for weeks.  Other times, unforeseen forces simply plop things into my lap and I can’t do anything but write. I can’t tell if I am unusually adept at recognizing when, what seem like disparate ideas or experiences, all come together around the same place and time; or if … More The Ability To Believe

The Day the Bloods and the Crypts Joined Forces

Wimbledon is the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world.  The men’s final is tomorrow morning at 9am…which the U.S. networks have dubbed “breakfast at Wimbledon” for decades. 99% of you won’t watch it and don’t care.  I do because I’m a tennis dork; and it will give me 2+ hours of good couch time on a Sunday … More The Day the Bloods and the Crypts Joined Forces

The Right To Bear Arms

____-Shouldn’t everyone get at least one bear arm to hang on their wall before they die? One major rule of a dinner party states that you never discuss religion or politics.  Things can get ugly. For 48 hours this week at a client conference, that’s essentially what a colleague and I did during dinners and post-dinner libations: … More The Right To Bear Arms