Don’t export your best peaches

“The flat sound of my wooden clogs on the cobblestones, deep, hollow and powerful, is the note I seek in my painting.”– Paul Gauguin I had two brushes with greatness last week. The first arrived in the mail. I was shocked to open a 9×12 envelope and find a...

Vote for innovation

One of the smartest people I know is Jeff De Cagna. He and I used to have regular lunches together in Washington, D.C., when I lived there – I miss those wide-ranging philosophical discussions. One of my fondest memories was our co-facilitating a session about...

Be a Chinese Take Out Box

Those who are busy making papier mache Johnny Depp masks, handstitching Pippi Longstocking costumes for toddlers, or creating person-sized Chinese take-out boxes to walk around in might enjoy this post from last Halloween: Make your own...

Do it for 37days

"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives." -Annie Dillard This is for my friend, Mary, and for me. And, perhaps, for you. What would you do with your 37days? That’s the premise behind 37days, after all … and so, a challenge....