Category Archives: hope

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $586 Million

And 70 percent of the hundreds of millions of possible number combinations will be purchased. Did you ever need more proof that what you’re selling is hope and possibility and not facts and figures?

Posted in hope | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Landfill Harmonic

In Cateura, Paraguay, in a slum build on a landfill, a community has come together to make classical musical instruments out of old oil barrels, meat cleavers, even forks.  From trash they have made cellos, violins, violas, clarinets.  And they … Continue reading

Posted in hope | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Real Heroes

The other day I was talking to a guy who, among many pursuits, is heavily involved in an inner-city charter school.  He said that his dream is to build, around the school and in the neighborhood, a Heroes Project so … Continue reading

Posted in hope | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Proud

The other day my six-year-old son talked me into an impromptu weekend trip to Grand Central Station.  The ultimate destination was (obviously) the new Lego store at Rockefeller Center (it’s fabulous) but we made the requisite stop at the MTA … Continue reading

Posted in hope | Tagged | 1 Comment

Over a bowl yogurt and granola

Here’s a conversation I had this morning with my five-year old son over breakfast. Him:     Daddy, we’re eating the same breakfast today. Me:      Yes we are.  It’s delicious, isn’t it?  The yogurt is creamy and the granola is … Continue reading

Posted in hope | Tagged , | 1 Comment