9-7-08 | It’s official: the wedding pictures are up for viewing on their own web site.
9-5-08 | Yesterday I bought a spare phone charger. At the register, I held out my debit card uncertainly at the card-swiping gizmo. The man behind the register saw my confusion and said, “Strip down. Facing me.” I paused, then repeated his words back to him. The woman at the next register burst out laughing.
9-4-08 | Last month, when I saw the Japanese edition of The Go-Giver, I didn’t see how anyone else could possibly equal that amazing production, let alone top it. Then, a few days ago, the Korean edition arrived.
9-1-08 | Today the September/October issue of Networking Times hits the stands, and with it a piece I wrote in which I talk about the value of not talking so much.
July 26 | Last month, it so happened that I was scheduled for an interview on The Go-Giver on June 10, which happens to be my birthday
July 24 | This week an amazing treat landed in my mail box: the hot-off-the-press Japanese hardcover edition of The Go-Giver. (I wrote about this over on the Go-Giver blog, but figured perhaps I should post it here too.)
July 5 | Last night we drove down our street to park in full view of a glorious fireworks display, on the campus of the University of Massachusetts. From 8:30-ish to nearly 10, we sat surrounded by hundreds of neighbors, oohing and ahhing.
June 21 | I promise I will not let this blog devolve into an endless list of lists. But this one is pretty fascinating: a list of the “100 best reads” from the last quarter-century.
June 11 | Yesterday was my birthday: I celebrated by not writing anything. For a writer, spending time not writing is precious, in the same way that cleaning out your closets helps grow your wardrobe and having earthworms in your garden helps the soil bring forth plants. It’s the aeration that comes from introducing emptiness.
5-19-08 | I’ve never been a serious history buff. But as my home page points out, “I have a passion for great writing.” Lately I’ve been exploring historical writers, looking for tastes of “the exquisite beauty of a powerful idea expressed in expertly-chosen words.”