The Rule of Sevens

The Rule of Sevens

You can tell something’s in really deep trouble when you start to see articles about it. Given the diligence with which we’ve gone about removing meaning from language, conflating it with oppression, and weaponizing it in service to whatever our particular...
When Everybody’s Out to Get You …

When Everybody’s Out to Get You …

In celebration of Back to School Week, Harvard Business Review (HBR) published another article for children. This one particularly targets children who work from home, who experience periodic feelings that the world may not exist to make them happy, who have rather...
Well, Blow Me Down

Well, Blow Me Down

Late last week and early this week, parts of the northeast were being warned to brace for the arrival of Hurricane Henri. (I live in central Connecticut.) As a result, news outlets — broadcast and online — were selling tons of advertising by sharing hysteria mixed...
I Do … Until I Don’t

I Do … Until I Don’t

Part A I don’t think most people know or believe how much I love people. If you overlook the facts that they’re forever ignoring history — including their own pasts — and so hopelessly addicted to instant gratification that they make themselves precedent...
Follow the Bouncing Ball

Follow the Bouncing Ball

I’m not precisely sure I had many expectations of the coronavirus pandemic. I guess if I’d given it any thought, I may have imagined it’d make us more self-reliant, more resourceful, more determined to do for ourselves and to take care of others. If...