Nightmare on Glasgow Street

Glasgow, Climate Change & Capitalism: A true Halloween horror. An article in today's New York Times drives home the depth of the climate change crisis. It's not that we can't deal with it — yet — but there's little chance we will be. Certainly not in time to avoid catastrophic consequences that will fall especially hard on … Continue reading Nightmare on Glasgow Street

Carl Sagan on Mindfulness & Gratitude

Carl Sagan, the preeminent scientist behind the landmark PBS Cosmos series that aired in 1980, was interviewed by Charlie Rose a few months before his death in 1996. I watched it on YouTube over the weekend. It was his last TV interview. Sagan died of complications from myelodysplasia. He was promoting his latest book, The … Continue reading Carl Sagan on Mindfulness & Gratitude

When Life Gives You Lemons… My Journey Meets Cancer

My diagnosis came on September 1st: Stage 2 Prostate Cancer. Before I go any further, let me assure friends and extended family hearing for the first time that I'm in no immediate danger. To the best of our knowledge the cancer is contained and has not spread. Doctors believe we've found it early enough that … Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons… My Journey Meets Cancer

If You Have a Chance, Go See Van Gogh

David and I attended Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience here in Cleveland today. It is truly extraordinary! I've never experienced anything like it. Whether you're in or near Cleveland, or want to come visit our fine city, you need to see this. The Cleveland exhibit has been extended through February 6, 2022, and tickets are … Continue reading If You Have a Chance, Go See Van Gogh

Happiness & the Peaceful Warrior’s Way

When I announced the new format and focus for this blog last week, I added the tagline "The journey is what brings us happiness, not the destination." This and more valuable guidance comes from Dan Millman. He has become a favorite spiritual teacher to me. In his youth, Dan was a star athlete in trampoline … Continue reading Happiness & the Peaceful Warrior’s Way