If you are or will be in the New Orleans area in the next few months, be sure to check out this art exhibition/installation by Sultana Isham about my Grandmother and her Sister at The Ace Hotel. I’ll be down to see it myself in 10 days or so.
“An eye for an eye would leave many people blind.”
It’s a good plan.
I’ve been working on this post for over 10 years.
How can that be? It’s simple. For a decade, I’ve been snapping up copies of a certain gadget catalog, one by one, when they’re up for auction. Collecting and waiting.
Dedication to craft. What we believe in.
What you were trained to do, what you did yesterday… that’s a gift from your past, not an obligation.
Have you taken the time lately to appreciate what a marvel of engineering your hands are?!?! I mean, come on! Hands are freaking awesome! So useful. Seriously, look at them! Look at how they work. So cool!
Last night’s entertainment…
Burned all my notebooks, what good are notebooks?
They won’t help me survive
My chest is aching, burns like a furnace
The burning keeps me alive
Maybe you need the simplest paper filing system.
My wife writes on our professional blog about making connections:
Steve is a New England Mayflower descendant, and has had generations of family members who have understood the power of making these connections. He also deeply values the inherent power of these exchanges, understanding that they draw alliances both between the people he is introducing — but also with himself.
From Austin Kleon; How to graciously say no to anyone. Some great (and humorous) ideas here.