Action and Non-Action

Because time is a finite resource, every action involves an infinite amount of non-actions. Every choice I make. What book to read, what movie to watch, what food to eat, what topic to write about, necessarily involves not reading other books, watching other movies, eating other foods or writing about other topics concurrently. I can only…

Give the World a Reason to Dance

I have recently been introduced to a world changer. He’s powerful, influential, brilliant… and eight years old. He goes by the name Kid President and has a dream, to make the world a nicer place. To fill it with hope and encouragement and lots and lots of dancing. He understands that life isn’t always happy.…

An Authentic Imitation

This is genius. A talented singer performs songs in the style of other singers. She’s good. Spot on. And it’s a joy to watch and listen to. I’m totally impressed how she can change pitch, stance, gestures, facial expressions and trills to mimic famous people. But my favorite is when she sings as herself. She’s…

Ubiquitous Work

Everywhere I look, work has been done. Every chair set up for a conference. Every clean floor. Every nicely folded shirt. Every customer service question answered. Every meal cooked. Even tasks completed by machine were designed, coded, and constructed by someone. I marvel, thinking, “For everything I see done, someone had to do that.” I…

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