Waking up this morning to a sky smudged with grey, I wondered how our ancestors must have felt the day after a dramatic eclipse of the moon. For us, the eclipse was expected and much heralded, but what if the darkening and disappearance of the moon was completely unforeseen? How frightening must that have been? … Continue reading Eclipsing light
I think it's easy to believe that making decisions constantly is an exhausting exercise. From the outside it may seem like the choices necessary when starting a business, which are required constantly - what products to buy, who to buy from, where to buy them, would be completely draining. Pillows and paint samples, ingredients and … Continue reading (Not) Making decisions is tiring
When I see a reflection of myself, I don't think I look how 49 sounds. In many ways I feel younger than ever, the result, I think of being happy and healthy and old enough to truly appreciate it. "Nobody wants to get old but they don't want to die young either." - Keith Richards I've … Continue reading 48 was great, I expect 49 to be sublime
The first time I saw Robert Plant was at the Meadowlands in the late 80s. I was 21 or 22 years-old and had been a Led Zeppelin fan for as long as I could remember. Stevie Ray Vaughan opened up and absolutely ruined Plant for me. Stevie was just that good. Since that time, I'm … Continue reading Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters
I went to NYC yesterday evening to see Robert Plant and his band the Sensational Shape Shifters. It's been a hectic week and it was so nice to cut loose a little and slow down for the night. Incidentally, what does it mean, when my life is so busy, that I go to the city … Continue reading Can I have your number?
A couple of months ago when I was in NYC with the girls, I received a text message with a photo attached. While it was hot and humid in the city, Albany was getting pummeled by a storm complete with wind and intense rain. The picture perfectly captured the severity of the storm including the … Continue reading Lucky! In the right place at the right time walking on broken glass.
While my focus these days is on looking forward, I want to take a moment to reflect upon my success in achieving some intentions I stated months ago when 10 weeks of summer loomed on the horizon. So, let's see...how did I do? Well, 4 of the items I didn't even come close to. I don't … Continue reading The best intentions