Rainer Maria Rilke

René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke One of the best gifts this Christmas came as the discovery of Poet Rainer Maria Rilke via an L.L. Bean Christmas Card which said: “And now let us welcome the new year, full of thing that have never been” “Go to the Limits of Your Longing: Let everything…

A Secret World (Waking Up Early)

I read this article about waking up (obscenely) early and how it unlocks a Secret World. In our case, it is way-before the rooster crows. There is enough time to accomplish a good amount of work, then take a nap before the rooster crows. It is an ambiguous zone when you see people on the…

Master of the House (Terminology)

MASTER OF THE HOUSE Les Mizerables (our first NYC play) and one of it’s classic joyous Broadway anthems Usage: We prepare this Christmas Dinner Spectacular Goose Confit, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Mashed Root Vegetables And this exotic cut of pork which looks like a ham/shank with an impressive bone protruding from it We cooked it with…

Underpass Christmas

When I was running this morning, I noticed a pine tree on the center median of a LSD Underpass. As a gardener, I wondered how a plant could sprout in such a strange place. On the way-back, I saw that it was a Christmas Tree and gradually developed a Big Idea. What if I bought…

The Gout

A visit from one of the seven deadly sins: One of the life-changing moments of my life was one New Years Morning. I drank a coffee at the bar of a Starbucks, but as I dethroned from the stool and applied weight onto my foot, there as excruciating pain – like the bones of my…

Create

Stop Consuming Media and Start Creating Instead It’s extremely easy to consume content. It is so easy to spend the best hours of your day (the first moments of your day) diving into that delicious sea of media Consuming several subscriptions, feeding twitter sites (and web sites)

Reduce Brain Fog

Want to Reduce Brain Fog And Improve Clear Thinking? Give up These Things Immediately Thomas Oppong Give Up the Clutter Mess creates stress. Multi-Tasking Doesn’t Work The ability to multi-task is a false badge of honor. Give Up the Urgent Distraction Disconnect. Your productivity, creativity and next big idea depends on it Stop Feeding Your…