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innovation culture

In east on 07/31/2014 at 8:35 pm

  • Keep your sense of humor
  • Build on the energy of others
  • Minimize hierarchy
  • Value team camaraderie and trust
  • Defer judgement–at least temporarily

Creative Confidence


here’s to mastering recipes for the ones i love

In west on 07/28/2014 at 8:54 pm

To be a good cook you have to have a love of the good, a love of hard work, and a love of creating.

words from the wise Julia Child




In east on 07/27/2014 at 3:16 pm
ARTIST: tamara lichtenstein


Thanks for your letter. I draw everyday. When I was 15, I wanted to be an artist so I drew all the time. It was my only visible talent.

Whatever you want to do, the only secret is to believe in it and satisfy yourself. Don’t do it for anyone else.

Good luck,



saturdays, and every day

In west on 07/26/2014 at 10:32 am

Be about ten times more magnanimous than you believe yourself capable of. Your life will be a hundred times better for it.




kind reassurance

In south on 07/23/2014 at 1:39 pm




In west on 07/21/2014 at 11:22 pm


Writing is hard…Coal mining is harder. Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig.



on Being A Warrior

In west on 07/20/2014 at 7:41 pm

You will learn a lot about yourself if you stretch in the direction of goodness, of bigness, of kindness, of forgiveness, of emotional bravery. Be a warrior for love.

The story of human intimacy is one of constantly allowing ourselves to see those we love most deeply in a new, more fractured light. Look hard. Risk that.

cheryl strayed

i’m home



Monday in Florida

In west on 07/15/2014 at 12:47 am

I made orange juice from concentrate and showed her the trick of squeezing the juice of one real orange into it. It removes the taste of being frozen. She marveled at this, and I laughed and said, Life is easy. What I meant was, Life is easy with you here, and when you leave, it will be hard again.

miranda july



In west on 07/02/2014 at 6:33 pm


A single person is missing for you, and the whole world is empty.