There is a time for everything

The time you spend away from your task still qualifies as work. That includes doing the dishes, running errands, and taking care of the kids—whatever responsibilities you think to impede your central occupation contribute to its success. British novelist Jon McGregor gives a good example of how he manages his writing despite making time for […]

Ralph Waldo Emerson: ‘To be great is to be misunderstood’

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you think now in hard words, and to-morrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard […]

Newsletter: ‘To be great is to be misunderstood’

Happy New Year! Below are some interesting links and recent discoveries for your weekend reading. Instagram and Facebook are ruining our fond memories of vacations. If you want to remember a vacation or any other experience, you’re better off framing a picture rather than just posting it on your Instagram feed where images get consumed […]

We shape Earth. It shapes us.

We shape the Earth, and it shapes us. For all the pieces interact, transforming into a cohesive thought. The trees grow in cities, the oceans meet at the cape. All the pieces interact, enveloped by the space inside. The weather is fickle, cyclical, everything too much for a remix, itching for evolution. To get closer to the texture of […]