Category Archives: Thoughts

…Play Many Parts

This sunny, spring Sunday we celebrate the 453rd birthday of the Bard. While the exact date of William Shakespeare’s entrance into the world is not known, the mark that he made on it is immeasurable.

To say that William Shakespeare’s plays and other works have stood the test of time seems like a gross understatement. They have thrived. They started as a product of the time in which they were created and turned into works that have shaped the world for centuries. Read the rest of this entry

…be blinded by science

bg1This Earth Day, across the country and around the world, we march for science.

We march for those who live by its laws, those who fear it, those who distrust it, and even those aim to discredit it.

We march because ignoring scientific facts for the sake of short-term gains, does not make those facts go away, but it does set us on a track for some long-term, devastating consequences. Read the rest of this entry

…Stay Curious

Children of the 90’s (and others with an undying thirst for knowledge), I have some great news…NETFLIX science bill nye april fools bill nye the science guy GIFYes, everyone’s favorite “Science Guy” is back, on Netflix, this Friday. His new show, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” promises all the science, quirkiness, and curiosity of the original series. It also could not have come at a better time. Read the rest of this entry

…balance

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Happy International Juggler’s Day, crusaders! (Not to be confused with World Juggler’s Day, which is the Saturday closest to June 17.)

In honor of the day, I thought a bit of multitasking was appropriate, so you’re getting not two but three for one as we celebrate juggling day, Tax Day, and Earth Week.

Because I can’t think of a better metaphor for our relationship with this planet we call home. Can you? Read the rest of this entry

…Rhyme and Time

Happy Marathon Monday and National Haiku Poetry Day!

The Boston Marathon and a traditional style of Japanese poetry may not seem like a natural fit, but I thought I’d bring these two holidays together to provide some out of the ordinary Monday Motivation. Read the rest of this entry