Tag Archives: challenge for thought

French Manicure: A New Era Definition

“Come to the edge.” “We can’t. We’re afraid.” “Come to the edge.” “We can’t. We will fall!” “Come to the edge.” And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew. – “Apollinaire Said” by Christopher Logue   Maybe it’s … Continue reading

No, Madam, It Took Me My Whole Life

You have probably heard the story. Picasso is sketching at a park. A woman walks by, recognizes him, and begs for her portrait. Somehow, he agrees. A few minutes later, he hands her the sketch. She is elated, excited about … Continue reading

Waiting For Mr. T.

  Absurdity… Some days, some things seem really off. But maybe Nancy Reagan knew how to find the comfort and the solace her soul needed… So, Mr. T was it. While Godot has not come, and some are still waiting, … Continue reading

Disagreement and Gratitude

  Optimism – or rather too much optimism – has been blamed as the cause of many things including the recession, high-risk enterprises and happy go-lucky “Pollyanna-ism“. Having just finished psychologist Martin Seligman’s newest book Flourish, I found myself agreeing … Continue reading

British Airways & The Idiot Tax

How is it that so often life clashes with the great and brilliantly glorious ideas that occasionally pop through our brains? I am not necessarily referring to justice, world peace, bold dreaming, equality and all these noble and majestic uplifting … Continue reading

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