Wendell Berry’s “The Peace of Wild Things.” How is it I didn’t know this poem until today? Wonderful. http://xrl.us/benafx
I fear the dissipation that traveling, going into society, even the best, the enjoyment of intellectual luxuries, imply. If Paris is much in your mind, if it is more and more to you, Concord is less and less, and yet it would be a wretched bargain to accept the proudest Paris in exchange for my […]
Had no idea Robert Pinksy grew up in Long Branch. The poet laureate is speaking at Monmouth U this Thursday: http://xrl.us/bem54w
Clean fill dirt being dumped at Eastside Park. Looks like progress!
No more Wedgie Jackson after tonight’s show at Jamian’s. Last show.
Buying seeds for garden at cost cutters in Middletown. Store is going out of biz.
Heading out to Dublin house for beers
No matter how many times you hear them, the solos in All Blues never get stale or predictable.
For no printed word nor spoken plea Can teach a student what men should be, Not all the books on all the shelves. Oh no, it’s what the teachers are themselves. John Wooden (UCLA Coach)
Learning How to Think Down with the experts!! “The expertsâ forecasts were tracked both on the subjects of their specialties and on subjects that they knew little about. The result? The predictions of experts were, on…
Boys night at home. At Jay’s request: bacon and waffles for dinner. Nice.
David Pogue’s talk on “cool cell phone tricks” via TED: http://tinyurl.com/dhqler
Reading Whitman Religiously – ChronicleReview.com “The path toward a religious appreciation of Whitman was prepared not only by Blake’s prophetic poetry but by Ralph Waldo Emerson.”
Mind Hacks: Far from the madding crowd you could be that “third guy,” so it pays not to be an instigating d-bag. “Judging the fight to begin with the aggressorâs first pointing gesture towards his target, the researchers found that the…
One Man Tackles Psychotherapy For The Amish : NPR “Though Cates does have some mainstream American clients, his small country practice in the Amish community of Topeka serves primarily Amish teenagers, most of them kids, as Cates explains it, in the…
Tips for shooting better online video Online video and movies can help tell stories in ways printed words can’t. Here is some advice to help.
Statement from Lance Armstrong after injury Looks like Armstrong is on his way back to the US after his crash yesterday. All of the obstacles he’s been able to overcome it’s his collarbone that gets him. Amazing.
Kettlebell workout this AM. Feel like I’ve been worked over by a meat tenderizing hammer.
Happiness is contagious, research finds – Los Angeles Times A happy friend who lives within a half-mile makes you 42% more likely to be happy yourself. If that same friend lives two miles away, his impact drops to 22%. Happy friends who are more distant have…
Buds on Navesink: Riverside Gardens in Red Bank, NJ