“Nostalgia is the enemy of optimism.”

David Kenny, CEO
The Weather Company
from the New York Times
July 27, 2014

Whole interview is here.

My Teachers

Every morning of this sabbatical, I have started my day in the same booth at my local café – two hours of exploring and learning, writing and thinking and being.  Four books have been my teachers in that booth every morning. And I’m realizing that much of the transformation I feel brewing in my bonesContinue Reading

Never Mind

In Natalie Goldberg’s silent writing retreats, she has a bowl next to her seat, where students leave questions and comments. “Often they don’t sign them, but deposit anonymous thoughts folded up on a small square pieces of paper. On a Tuesday in August I unfolded a square and burst out laughing. In pencil was written:Continue Reading