Monthly Archives: January 2012

winter talk

I’m not having enough fun. I started the year with reflection and resolution, having made it through the holidays intact and if not refreshed, then at least rested. I engaged with my new job duties right off the bat, worked … Continue reading

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storytelling brain

Jason Gots posted a brilliant essay and video this week on his blog big think. Cognitive neuroscientist Michael Gazzaniga talks about how the mind creates coherence through narrative, seeking to bring all of the experience and sensory input into a truth … Continue reading

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first snow

Our first snow of the year has come and gone several times over the course of the day: big, fat, wet flakes that lay down an inch or two of snow efficiently and then melt away. Just before the snow … Continue reading

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between Christmas and New Year’s

I woke up December 30th with a sore throat, the same sore throat that has haunted me the past few months, coming and going, always threatening to turn into a cold or worse. I thought about canceling the drive to … Continue reading

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