Monthly Archives: November 2009
Recently, before boarding a transatlantic flight, I caved to the impulse to buy an iPhone app, and $2.99 later I was the proud owner of Bejeweled 2, the only game in the app store that I’d ever heard of. By … Continue reading
At a dinner recently, guests were asked to go around the table and share what was on their mind. One guest said, “I often imagine myself on a platform, waiting for a train, with 100 other people. And I think … Continue reading
I gave a speech the other day that was fine. I said what I wanted to say, made the points that I wanted to make. But fine, I fear, is forgotten. Fine isn’t remembered when a person walks out of … Continue reading
Beautiful fulfillment of Karen Armstrong’s TED wish. You can get more information and sign and share the charter here.
I recently came back from a weeklong trip to Europe and was swapping stories with my wife about the week. She admitted what I already knew, that my five-year-old son has started to really notice my absence when I travel … Continue reading
Someone left me a voicemail the other day in which she said, “I know we keep missing each other, so I thought I’d try again. And hope that you appreciate my being pleasantly persistent.” Somehow, the way she said it, … Continue reading