Contemporary Art

We’re a couple of weeks into our time in Florence, Italy amidst the Florence Light Festival (F-Light Festival). For a month (December 8-January 8) the monuments of the city are lit up with superb light shows. On a walk down the Arno River tonight, my wife and I stopped to take in the lights displayed…

Give it a Gogh

“If you read two hours a day, that’s great! But if you don’t then write for more than two hours, you will have fallen into the trap of consuming more than you create. Look at how much you are consuming versus what you are creating, and try to match them up. Remember, starting is the…

Space

What are you doing today? Wake up. Eat. Brush your teeth. Get the kids ready. Work out. Shower. Get dressed. Go to work. Take the kids to school. Try the new Snapchat filter. Work. Meetings. Phone calls. Emails. Lunch. Haircut. Grocery shopping. Where’s your                                        space? Buy a birthday gift. Call you mom. Pay some bills. Check…

Less TV and More Books = More Interesting Life

 I used to be a prolific recreational reader. Two rounds of grad school zapped a bit of the joy out of reading. So, over the last couple of years I spent more time entertaining myself than I did educating myself. I watched a lot of sports, a lot of television and many movies. Sure, I…