Magnolias in bloom, cherry trees turning dark pink on their way to pale pink. The great unveiling that is spring in DC has begun! Sri!
Join in the call for a friendlier, healthier planet by participating in Earth Hour by dimming your lights on March 28th (and before and after when you can). A few years ago — just before the Al Gore movie came… (READ MORE)
Twitter? What would be The point without an I-phone? Buy one? Save the nation? Last night I wrote this “twaiku” (why is it not a “twittiku?”) after having read yet another series of articles on why or why not to… (READ MORE)
Yesterday, I took the plunge and joined Facebook. I’d read one too many articles in the New York Times about it without being able to really understand what I was reading. What an interesting phenomenon — seeing images and reading… (READ MORE)
Friday, when I was traveling through New York City on my way home from a business trip, I detoured to the Metropolitan to see the Walker Evans’ postcards and the Bonnard, Late Interiors. The curator chose this quote to inform… (READ MORE)
Last night I went with a group of friends for dinner and to see “Hell Meets Henry Halfway” at the Woolly Mammoth. We all had a most enjoyable time, although the play was pretty negative. What could you expect, though,… (READ MORE)
Voting is still open, see The White House Farmer. (Pretty sure this is a non-partisan position).
I spent a few hours this weekend reading Joseph Campbell’s Baksheesh and Brahman, which is Campbell’s journals from a year in India from 1954-55 (I’m now about a third of the way through). Campbell writes that he went to India… (READ MORE)
My earliest exposure to eastern mysticism was through Salinger and the Beats, which I read avidly in high school and even junior high. The Beats were hipper and smarter than I could ever hope to be (and they weren’t so… (READ MORE)