My friend Nicole de Lisle recently shared on Facebook a Washington Post commentary. It is based on a 2015 speech that former FBI Director Jim Comey gave. It is called: “Why I Require FBI Agents to Visit the Holocaust Museum.” It is a very thoughtful piece (link here). What particularly moved me was this: I require
There is a very good article on motherhood in today’s New York Times, called “The Birth of a Mother.” When a child is born, the focus tends to be on the baby. But, parents change drastically. Before our son graduated high school, the school asked parents to meet as a group with a child-development expert.
I follow Tom Brady on Instagram. As I’ve written before, the tough odds, pressure and down days he faced on his path to the NFL is an incredible story about perseverance (here). The NFL draft continues today, and some will see their dreams come true. Others will not. So, I love his recent posts: Remember:
I naturally awoke at 2.30 am on Saturday morning, abuzz and awake. It was a day for my favorite river. A magical time for me is the two-hour drive in the pitch-black morning. I listen to podcasts. It is just the car and I, on a nearly-empty road for as far as I can see.
For a time, I was on a Board with Jerry Colonna. He asked incredible questions to the entrepreneur and encouraged the Board to think in a deeper and more honest way. I just learned that he too grew up in Brooklyn. We’re Townies. I last year was listening to a riveting interview with Dan Harris,
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