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.
I yesterday wanted to post something about MLK, Jr. I wanted to find something that inspired me, but I didn’t until this morning. So, here it is: Find your blueprint and follow it A video posted by Tom Brady (@tombrady) on Jan 16, 2017 at 2:08pm PST
On my way to work the other day, I listened to a podcast from TED Radio Hour, called “Giving It Away.” One of the speakers was Ron Finley. Intrigued, I watched his TED Talk (up top, or click here). It is riveting. Finley lives in an area that has a lack of healthy food options.
My best wishes to everyone for a safe and restorative holiday weekend. At our home, we divided up the cooking responsibilities, and everyone pitched in. I’m grateful that Mrs. T. cooked the turkey, which came out great. Her father and stepmother came over. It was a relaxing day. All the downtime gave me time to read Trevor
Mrs. T. and I have been chatting off and on about what happens when people are devalued and are treated as a means to an end. Bad stuff happens. Then, this morning, I listened to a riveting podcast about a hostage situation about which I’ve never heard before. It’s from This American Life. Here is
I just read that he passed away. British politician Blair McDougall circulated in Twitter the photo at the bottom. It is from Wiesel’s autobiography, Night, from when he arrived at Auschwitz. Rest in peace, Elie Wiesel. More words are challenging and aren’t necessary, I think.