A part of me is every age

Whenever I see a picture like this, I think, Oh, hook me up, I would totally do that. Bounce around with complete abandon on a humongous inflatable Stonehenge? Yes, please. I’m pretty sure this means I’ll be a kid at heart for the rest of my life. The art installation Sacrilege by Jeremy Deller, currently on display […]

Read More A part of me is every age

On being well rounded

While rereading an October 2011 Brain Pickings roundup of Steve Jobs quotations, I got to thinking that Jobs’s views on the importance of a broad-based education echo certain sentiments in “The Education of an Artist,” a chapter in The Shape of Content by Ben Shahn. In particular there’s a quote by Jobs from the February 1996 issue […]

Read More On being well rounded

A perfect repast

Here’s the best kind of meal according to book reviewer and editor Avis DeVoto (pictured), a confidante of Julia Child, reblogged from Ruth Reichl: “I also stubbornly maintain that the only real way to cook lobsters is in three or four inches of sea water, in a covered kettle, for about twelve minutes (pound and […]

Read More A perfect repast

Audrey the introvert

Agreed. I always find it comforting to hear or read about people in the public eye, like Audrey Hepburn, who were introverted and unapologetic about it. Although I do love a good day crammed with adventures and running around sometimes too!

Read More Audrey the introvert