art

Mr. Hublot

Art is supposed to capture your imagination. It’s supposed to awaken your childlike sense of wonder, or, at the very least, convict you that you may have lost it. It’s supposed to portray the world as it could be. At least, good art is supposed to. I fell in love Read more…

creativity

Planes

Love ’em. Dad flew them. Brother-in-law flies them. My sister works in them. And my boys have a pile of toy versions of them. I almost think we males have something built into our DNA that’s attracted to defying gravity. Something that longs to go aloft. And I won’t just Read more…

business

Mr. Incredible

Last night I was invited to attend a very nice dinner in Syracuse hosted by my insurance company, Northwestern Mutual (thank you Steve Yelle). Steve Forbes was the keynote (and quite humorous) guest speaker, and the food and company were excellent. My highlight, however, was meeting Jeremy Freeman, a bright, Read more…

culture

The Christian Lorax?

[Screen shot of The Lorax] After coming home early from work in an attempt to combat the fever and fatigue that’s been beating me down, I pulled myself together to fulfill a promise we’d made to our kids days earlier: Tuesday night we’d go to see The Lorax with friends. Read more…