I love this photo from the Peak Terskol Observatory located in the northern Caucasus Mountains of Russia. Photo Caption: Observatory, Mountains, Universe Image Credit & Copyright: Boris Dmitriev (Night Scape) Explanation: “The awesomeness in this image comes in layers. The closest layer, in the foreground, […]

This video came to me from a link provided by Jeremy Zilar, blog specialist and content strategist for the New York Times. It is called The Illusion of Life, and it was posted on Vimeo by cento lodigiani: “The 12 basic principles of animation were […]

Ever since I first saw Pat Metheny in concert more than 20 years ago, I don’t think I’ve missed a chance to see him when he’s played in a nearby town. To date, Pat Metheny’s show for his multi-award-winning CD Secret Story is the best […]

Krista Tippett’s show On Being is one of my favorite podcasts that I look forward to listening to every week. Her show is wonderful, but this recent rebroadcast from Rabbi David Hartman is especially good. Honest, open, thoughtful. The show’s description: “David Hartman died a […]

I’ve really been enjoying Ludovico Einaudi’s latest CD, In a Time Lapse. I first heard him play music from the recent work last fall during Apple’s iTunes festival. Ever since I purchased the music, I’ve been listening to it on a fairly regular basis, at […]

Brandon Todd wanted to dunk a basketball. Yet, at only 5′ 5″ that seemed like an impossible dream. In accomplishing this seemingly simple task, he learned much about success, and himself. “Your biggest challenge isn’t your opponent, it’s yourself.” Brandon’s best message: “You have to […]