For Date Night, Mrs. T. and I went to see the documentary about James Baldwin. It’s very good. No wonder it has been nominated for an Oscar. We left the theater in silence and didn’t talk for a while during the drive back. It is a movie that requires a lot of post-viewing processing time.
Death does that to you. When my brother-in-law died suddenly at 42, leaving behind a tough and disorganized situation, I kicked into gear my thinking about an estate plan. It’s not fun to think about a will, health care directives, and other details that a surviving spouse and children will need. But, I have peace
Well, our long weekend is over, and it’s time for some emails and work. Also, the ol’ blog felt like it was in need of a refresh. So, this morning, I downloaded a free WordPress theme, clicked a few boxes, picked some new widgets, created a free logo, and let it rip. I still cannot
Here’s a cool chart. It measures happiness by age and comes from the National Academy of Sciences via an article in The Atlantic. I wonder what causes the uptick? Acceptance of one’s self? Seeing your kids “launch” into the world? Wisdom? Being grateful for the basic things, such as food, shelter, health and family/friends? I
The Daily podcast is a true gem. It comes from The New York Times and is only about 20 minutes long. Each day, the podcast digs into two current events stories. It is perfect for my commute. The topics are interesting and relevant. If you’re on iOS, click here.