Protect your karma

"Insist on yourself; never imitate." – Ralph Waldo Emerson My dear friends, It has come to my attention that large portions of essays from 37days have made their way onto other sites in this wonderful blogosphere we all call home, not as if the blog...

Don’t look at the postcard

“Comparisons are odorous.” – William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act III, Scene V Let me just suggest something to you. There are very few things that I know for sure in life, but this is one of them: When a recipe states at the top of the instructions that...

37days in prison

Over the past year, I’ve had a dozen requests to send "37days" to prison inmates across the U.S. The mailing list to inmates continues to grow. If you would like to include a prisoner on the mailing list to receive "37days," just email me...

Push up, not down

"I celebrate myself, and sing myself,And what I assume you shall assume,For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you."-Walt Whitman Daddy was raised one garden up from Mull Brother’s Grocery where the butcher counter’s blood red meat lay in sharp...

Choose your seatmates wisely

“You haven’t seen a tree until you’ve seen its shadow from the sky.” — Amelia Earhart Some years ago, I was chosen to keynote a very large international conference of about 12,000 people; it would be my largest audience ever. I would share the platform...