Instead of flowers, Walt would hope that you will do an unexpected and unsolicited act of kindness for some poor unfortunate soul in his name. An excerpt from Walter George Bruhl Jr.’s self-authored obituary that has gone viral this week.
Resolutions: checking in and checking out (reprisal)
Here’s how this went last year. And now, checking in on those resolutions made for 2012: Do awesome photo projects Started the Brooklyn Bathroom Blog and have been going on fun photo outings. Also bartered grantwriting help with a photography lesson. Definitely giving space for photography exploration, though I’d like to enjoy what I do… Continue reading Resolutions: checking in and checking out (reprisal)
Read my article on Huffington Post about the Millennial Ecosystem of Success
Share it, too, if you agree! And, when you do, share your own story of a Millennial you know making an impact!Read my article on Huffington Post about the Millennial Ecosystem of Success
Interview: Josh Gondelman, Postcard Sender Extraordinaire
I’m endlessly fascinated by people who communicate in new or different ways. Josh Gondelman, a writer and comedian based in NYC, decided earlier this year to send a postcard to anyone who wanted one because he loves letter-writing. My friend Barry told me about it, and of course I eat these things up. I signed… Continue reading Interview: Josh Gondelman, Postcard Sender Extraordinaire
I love New York on summer afternoons when everyone’s away. There’s something very sensuous about it ~ overripe, as if all sorts of funny fruits were going to fall into your hands. F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby (shared earlier today by the best Friday afternoon spot, Ample Hills)
Three rodents with defective visual perception Three rodents with defective visual perception Visualize how they perambulate Visualize how they perambulate They all perambulated after the agricultural spouse Who severed their appendages with a kitchen utensil Have you ever visualized such a spectacle in your existence As three rodents with defective visual perception? Flesch Score =… Continue reading
From the National Archives: “In Event of Moon Disaster”, July 18, 1969. White House speechwriter, William Safire, was asked to write a speech that President Nixon would make in case the Apollo 11 astronauts were stranded on the Moon. It was never delivered, and this speech was quietly tucked away into Nixon’s records. From -… Continue reading
I do tend to be an anxious fellow and I do tend to see the world as a little darker than perhaps it genuinely is, but I also do appreciate much more than a rosy scenario, I appreciate straight news. I appreciate honesty. I appreciate confronting something head on and being given all the details… Continue reading
People don’t get heard as much as they’d like. It was a great realization for me as a writer that people really want to be listened to. They are surprised that someone is interested, really interested. And you have to really want to hear somebody. A big part of it is tapping people’s natural desire… Continue reading
Job Hunting, Children’s Book Style!
You Can Do It, Bunny! is a fun and encouraging tale about staying positive while job-hunting, starring cute and endearing animals. Bunny is a recent graduate from Animal School. She’s smart, capable, and determined. However, she is not totally sure what the right job for her is. On top of that, the economy is very… Continue reading Job Hunting, Children’s Book Style!
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