Exposure

We are what we are most exposed to. If we are exposed to hardship,…

Unfinished business

It's often tempting to go back. To return to that project…

Advertising, noise, silence, and the responsibility to make ourselves heard

A hundred years ago, James Joyce made a newspaper ad salesman…

Truth and falsity

In the world right now, truth is at a premium. This is the…

Mindfulness and Mindlessness

Kevin Barry, the Irish author, is an often compelling voice on…

The bright side of forgetting one's headphones

I'm an audio geek. I just love listening to things. I'm…

The practice of being present

Being present is a practice. Just like judo or writing or…

2019 and the way we look at things

It's 2019, and it's possible to argue that all of these things…

The road from should to must

I have a friend who, as can often be the way of things in 2019,…