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Does anyone else

have Monty Python’s “Always Looking on the Bright Side of Life” sound track playing on a loop in her head?

Saturday was supposed to be a busy day–a visit with two friends to the New York Historical Society to view… 363 more words


Movie Pairings

I love movies about food – but the tricky thing about them is that they can be torture if you’re watching them on an empty stomach – which is why I compiled a list of some of my favorite movies and the foods you should eat them with! 339 more words


simplicity in higher ed...

One of the books I recently worked my way through was John Maeda’s “The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life,” hoping that it would not only shed some light on how to make the work of higher education simpler and more effectively meaningful, but also inform some of my love for good design and technology.   555 more words


Jiro Dreams of Sushi and "tunnel vision"

From the beginning, it is clear that Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a film about sushi as much as Raging Bull is a film about boxing — that is, not very much at all.  590 more words


Two good reasons never to retire

A couple of fascinating portraits of people and their work. These men have done their work for years… simply… each with a very different kind of perfection. 149 more words


Jiro Dreams Of Sushi

Yesterday I saw a documentary called ‘Jiro Dreams Of Sushi’. Jiro is the 85 year old head chef and owner of a three-star Michelin sushi bar (which has only 10 seats and a waiting list of over a month) whose sole purpose in life is to perfect the art of making sushi.  363 more words


quick poem: Midsummer+1

5.07, or thereabouts, in the afternoon
— it’s too light outside to near evening –
And the strain in my chest might just be the cups of coffee I’ve been drinking. 91 more words