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A Threadbare Universe

I remember the first time I noticed it.  Walking down a street in New Jersey, I passed a nail salon.  Three stores down, to my amazement, there was another one.  Why? What was the difference between the two salons?  Why two on the same block?  And then, short term...

And Now…Rest

“…rest is the vital principle which recuperates. It regalvanizes the nerve-centres, collects the scattered forces and so reinvigorates the body.” Genevieve Stebbins, Dynamic Breathing and Harmonic Gymnastics ©1892 I was in a dance class the other day where we were...

What Do You Choose?

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Yogi Berra There are pundits nowadays who complain that we have too many choices in life. Barry Schwartz, in his 2004 book, The Paradox of Choice, says, “Autonomy and freedom of choice are critical to our well being, and...

Attention Please!

Years ago, I read an article in Wired Magazine that predicted the end of money as our currency of exchange, replaced by what the author called attention. The suggestion was that in a world filled with goods and information, the resource that is scarce is not money,...