Muse of the Day

The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.  Elizabeth Hardwick


Strange Acoustics: Torn

For a long time, I considered One Direction's to be nothing but a silly boy band that fully earned my disdain. When I was still working in Boston in an office above Quincy Market, there was a One Directions pop up shop in the end of the square. I spent every lunch break dodging bulging... Continue Reading →

Muse of the Day

It is impossible to grasp another human's inner world. But even in the darkness of the densest forest, there can always be the light of a firefly. Krupakar, Birds, Beasts, and Bandits: 14 Days with Veerappan

Muse of the Day 

Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape. Charles Dickens Great Expectations

Muse of the Day

If you owe someone an apology, tell them you are sorry today. If someone asks for your forgiveness, forgive them. Start being the person you always wanted to be today and don't waste your time worrying about tomorrow."  Mary Kate McErlean Her Father was killed on 9/11 when she was 8 years old.  Read her... Continue Reading →

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