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Yesterday I dropped my oldest son off at Rider University for a week in the Boys State Program. It’s a prestigious, youth program that focuses on citizenship and for which rising high school seniors are nominated by their guidance counselors. … Continue reading
Yesterday we attended a surprise 50th birthday party for my good friend and fellow children’s book creator, Danny Adlerman. It was a surprise party and full of all the good, loving vibes that come from someone walking, unexpectedly, into a … Continue reading
I come from a family of teasers and jokers–people who poked fun, made things silly and often used humor as a coping tool during difficult times. In school, I grew up gravitating toward funny people, mostly creatives–artists, musicians and actors–who … Continue reading
Over hundreds of years, in conversations with people at the end of their lives, those who are on their proverbial “death beds,” the results have been consistent. No one has ever reported that people said they wished they had worked … Continue reading
Last Friday, on one of those beautiful sunny, city days, I visited the Philadelphia Museum of Art where the featured show, “Great and Mighty Things,” was a collection of “Outsider Art”– art created by individuals who are not traditionally schooled in … Continue reading
Imperfect, impermanent and incomplete. That’s wabi-sabi in a nutshell. What began as a Japanese notion that was a more austere and melancholy view of the flawed natural and inanimate world, evolved over thousands of years and, under the influence of … Continue reading