Snowdays & Red Crayons: A Formula for Success (from New York Minute Magazine)

Red Crayon

In my part of the world we don’t often see snow before Christmas; but this year it is being delivered early and often.  Nothing transforms the winter landscape of dead leaves littering brown lawns, barren grey trees, dirty sidewalks and sunless skies like a good, thick, sparkling, fair layer of snow.  In that moment before […]

SUMMER’S MUSICAL SABBATHS: Remembering to Be Here Now (FROM BUSTED HALO.COM)

That evening with the Lumineers, in the middle of their most popular song, the band abruptly — stopped playing. Lead singer Wesley Schultz stepped to the microphone and pleaded, “Be here with us now.” He said: “Please put your phones away; just be here with us now.” The band quickly returned to form and charged into the next verse, but no one seemed to actually put away their phone. The truth unveiled in our summer musical expeditions is simply that life happens in the moment.