Curiosity Experiment: Comfort Books

Before we begin, a confession: This is the first time I’ve posted  a Weekly Curiosity Experiment. I created this email list back in October, just as I was about to launch an e-book and a program… and got a little distracted. Anyway: I’m here, and so are...
The Art of the Intermission

The Art of the Intermission

Some creative acts bubble up in the most convivial, bustling, even chaotic environments. Spontaneous and free, they spring forth with little to no midwifing or labour. Then there are the more epic tasks: writing a book or a dissertation; painting a large canvas;...
Re-Gift Your Old Ideas

Re-Gift Your Old Ideas

I got a call this week from the producer of a well-known radio show. (I’m not trying to be coy; I’ll share details if and when the call bears fruit.) He wanted to talk to me about a blog post I’d written that had gotten some traction on Twitter this...
When do you feel courageous?

When do you feel courageous?

In my latest blog post, I considered how it might feel to be Apple CEO Tim Cook this week, as he chose to share publicly that he’s gay and proud of it. I was inspired to write in part because of my own father’s journey as a gay man who came out in his 50s,...