Martin Luther King, Junior Day

So, I wrote about Martin Luther King, Junior day 2 years ago. Someone just sent me an email making reference to the link and I appreciate that. Because I’m happy to revisit to conversation. So 2 things I wanted to talk about here were 1) MLK Day this year and 2) a follow-up on what…


Cranking up your neurobiology

Last October, I wrote about the work I am doing with Pathwise (whose concept is kind of like “bring your therapist to work day”…that’s probably not doing them justice) and linked to a podcast with Chad Hattrup, one of the founders. Now Todd Hollow-Bist got into the podcasting game with an interview with Total Picture…

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Reader participation: Favorite punchline

Ever been talking to someone and a magnificent joke pops into their head? They totally have the punchline down. But then they mangle the joke, or forget it, or give up, or the worst….they rewind partway through the telling? You know what I am talking about, right? You can see the wheels turning and you…

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File under: "fact is stranger than fiction"

Or at the very least, “reason why I have a limited ability to differentiate fact from fiction”. Good gawd, did Sergey Brin and his wife *really* ask their baby shower attendees to dress as babies? In the invitation did it say ” we are registered at Babies R us and don’t forget to unholster your dignity…

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Job well done, Sully and crew!

I am not the first to marvel and the skills of Chesley B. Sullenberger (who graciously goes by “Sully”, because look at all those syllables!), Jeffrey Skiles and their crew. We needed some awesomeness on the news and there it was. Just amazing. And well-timed. Sully is the perfect modern icon with the name and…

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The good thing about 2008 is that it leads to 2009

I mentioned last year at this time (perhaps every year at this time) that I think new year resolutions are silly. Changes don’t happen overnight. And the resolutions generally fall into a few categories: weight loss/smoking cessation, family guilt, saving money. I still have yet to talk to someone who actually made good on their…

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