Advice from an 18th century Lord.
Finding fulfillment in one’s work week.
Living up to the high bar set by one’s predecessors.
“I have measured out my life with coffee spoons . . .”
The pleasures of a humble palate. This week, I’ve read a defense of bad coffee, and a defense of white bread—alongside…
The hour that draws us toward one another and into the present.
A window into a better future.
My preschoolers in an art museum teach me a lesson about learning to enjoy without touching.
Learning to return to home.
We need to condemn what is outrageously wrong, but condemnation alone won’t create the good we desire.
Tennyson’s words didn’t mean what your Facebook memes suggest they mean.
Use this day to thank somebody who’s alive and not wearing a uniform.
In art, to skip the journey is to skip the creation.
You sit down to write or draw. The page is empty, the canvas is blank. And suddenly your mind is…
In the 1970s, philosopher Attali predicted that the sheer proliferation of music would destroy its value.