When is the best time to see something? Right now.
When is the best time to say something? Right now.
The time to do anything on your list you care about? Right now.
There are no guarantees.
That place, those words, that thing? All may be gone even a moment from now. Go. Say it. Do it. Right now.
Again; this is why we make travel and culture a priority in Beatrix’s life. She saw Notre Dame. Because even then, the best time to travel to Paris and see it was “now”.
Today’s shocking event is a stark reminder of this. Even those things that have stood for hundreds or thousands of years won’t be there forever. Neither will we.
Notre Dame is burning and my heart is breaking. What a catostrophic loss.
I wrote about two kinds of middle schools in my latest newsletter. The ones we attend between elementary and high school, and the one that happens in the middle of living life. Read it here
Bullet Journaling with Dashplus | The Ink Smudge
Though the two were built for different purposes, they are not mutually exclusive. One can use one, the other, or a mashup of both. Use what works best for you.
A heads up that I’ll be sending out an essay to my newsletter, One More Thing, shortly. Now would be a great time to sign up to receive it
Spoiler: There Was an Intermission
My wife’s review of last night’s Amanda Palmer concert is better than I could have offered.
What “Capitalism” Is and How It Affects People – Teen Vogue
A decent primer from the always excellent Teen Vogue (yes, seriously).