Tag Archives: perspective

Sep
21

Elizabeth Warren, words of wisdom

"There is nobody in this country that got rich on their own. Nobody."
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Apr
23

i suspect it may be all be reductive…

i took 322 photographs today. 90 were relevant and 3 were interesting. i wonder if this is may explain our “successes” in life. you spend 322 moments trying make things work as best they can. and at BEST, maybe 90 moments are good enough to get you through the day. you know, enough so you […]
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Apr
16

stop for the beautiful moments.

a friend and colleague passed away last week after a very short battle with cancer. we went to dinner one night late last summer in battery park. he told me wonderful stories...
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Mar
19

get in the game. save the shoes.

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Feb
26

six word memoir

we all think about writing our memoirs. i more often think about writing my obituary, and remain obsessed with reading others. in my opinion, the economist writes the best ones. reminded of the legend that hemingway could write a a story in 6 words, “For sale: Baby shoes, never worn.” i’m not sure about me, […]
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Mar
19

perspective.

and for the underdeveloped and unchallenged these kinds of things seem pretty rough. then i hear about the one-legged soccer player who gets out on the field and hop kicks a ton of ass out there on the field and LOVES IT. or the Iraq War vetran who has lost a leg and is out placing in the iron man. or my friend down the hall who is hobbling today, but most days is kicking my ass every day with unmatched class and generosity against a backdrop of a rich, tough layered history of challenges. and quietly reminds me. there are many depths to face head on with grace and fierce determination.
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Jul
18

wild-eyed and desperate

i can’t sleep. at least not through the night. and it’s transforming me into an irrational emotional frustrated creature that can’t focus or keep a single thought in my head. i’ve never had trouble getting myself to sleep. ever. i’ve always been one to rest my weary head, and slide easily into a deep slumber […]
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Jul
13

back in touch

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on women in power: “I’m not a person who thinks the world would be entirely different if it was run by women. If you think that, you’ve forgotten what high school was like.” [via salon] it has become painfully clear to me (again), how in many cases women can […]
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May
19

daniela's birthday wish granted

solitary wish Originally uploaded by in retrospect. last night i met up with my two favorite women in the world for a little pre-celebration of daniela’s birthday. we started out at the house with a little champagne, gifting and girltalk followed by dinner at a greek resaurant in malibu where we feasted on octopus, dolthmas […]
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Apr
17

euphemism of the day. or year.

after a particularly animated rant about how a particular thing should be handled this afternoon, which sounded oh so very elegant and logical to me, a colleague smiled at me and quietly shook her head. i asked her what she was smiling at, she replied,”you’re so cute when you’re being naive.” which gave me pause […]
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