20 July

Hope

It amazes me that someone can run a thread of purpose through our miniscule, pain-filled lives, but I do believe it. If I didn’t believe there was something out there I don’t understand that is able to do this utterly impossible something — namely: create purpose out of the constant mess of life — well, […]

1 July

My Friend, Thomas Edison

Perhaps the most evil thing about humanity isn’t our propensity for malevolence but our ability to get distracted. The other day I toured Henry Ford’s replica of Edison’s laboratory inside Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. I was mentally transported to Menlo Park, New Jersey, where Thomas Edison and his team created history in the form […]