Dip into archives

A new reader wrote this morning to ask about past essays. Seems they are hard to find. While there is a Google search box in the left column, that really doesn’t help if you want to read old essays at random. There are over 180 essays on this site, mainly...

Go home

The amazing people I meet in my classes at the Institute, the conversations, the experiences–all bring me back again and again, for over a decade now. And yet, after all the moments that give me insight–Alice at 86 teaching me to play and learn always,...

Get your dance back

There are extraordinary people among us. My class last week was a magical combination of extraordinary ones, including a woman who got her PhD when she was 82. She’s now 86. Every time she opened her mouth, a story emerged that enraptured and informed us, those...

Tired

"A man grows most tired while standing still." – Chinese proverb "One may go a long way after one is tired." – French proverb If you look closely at these two quotations, you may discover a common theme. Or...