What does it all mean?…35 Years Later.

Discovering the meaning of life has long been the butt of cartoons, as the pilgrim climbs the mountain to seek the truth from the all-knowing hermit.  The film “The Razor’s Edge” even depicted this scene as the idealistic Tyrone Power sought to fight against the...

Never Stop Dreaming

Richard Preston in The Wild Trees describes the day Michael Taylor’s dream of discovering the tallest tree in the world in Northern California came true: July 1, 2006, dawned clear and fresh on the North Coast and Michael Taylor and Chris Atkins decided to go on...

Work and Vocation

I love to watch TV chefs.  One personality that brightens the day is Michael Symon, one of the hosts of The Chew.  He was recently on vacation in Puglia, Italy 15 other friends and family.  They rented a farm house and spent a couple of weeks relaxing and eating. ...