“Everyday” and “commonplace” have come to mean that which is unextraordinary, but I challenge the concept, because thanks to modern innovations, humankind has access to exponentially more information, stories, and people than ever before. We need only click a few links and we can read or witness countless inspiring narratives or incredible feats at any…READ MORE
Well, Hello Dalai
This past Tuesday I hung out with the Dalai Lama. That is to say: I was in the same room as his Holiness, along with 1000 others, for a panel discussion of “The Significance of Education in Advancing Universal Human Values.” The event was made possible by the University of California at Irvine, the Center…READ MORE
Happy, Happy Holidays, People – DIY!
For a change of pace, this blog entry is not dedicated to me or my recent doings or what I’m up to in the New Year – you can figure all that out – and I’ll keep you posted in months to come about the tour and CD release and whatnot. Today, I’d rather talk…READ MORE
THE GREATEST GIFT MY MOM GAVE ME – CHECK IT OUT
Books. My mom was a voracious reader; reading was her fix. Escaping from three rambunctious kids, she would stay up late into the night her nose in a book. And as her tag-along kid I went to the library with her every week as she’d re-stock her supply. That was in the early 70s. Today,…READ MORE