culture

Changing One

I remember walking the grassy fields of Auschwitz in the summer of 2002, trying to contemplate just how many millions of people had perished there. A million people is a hard concept to grasp. Millions of people even harder. And that these lives hadn’t lived and died in the naturally Read more…

creatives

Vast

Consider a bird. No, no. Not like that. I mean, act as if you never saw one at all. As if a bird hasn’t ever existed before. No references. No memories. Just pure imagination. All its systems working together to create flight. And self-awareness. And self-reliance. And it’s flock mentality. Read more…

creativity

Appreciated

I try not to bring work home. I think most of us try not to, especially as parents. I avoid checking email, answering texts or phone calls, and many times I just turn my phone off altogether. Last night, however, I got one of those calls that demanded I run Read more…

culture

Friends Are Like Blocks

In sailing, a captain and crew rely heavily on the use of blocks, known to landlubbers as pulleys. The mechanical advantage generated by a block allows an exponentially greater amount of work to be done, especially when sheeting-in (or pulling in) massive sails which can harness enough wind power to Read more…