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Why life’s speed bumps are calming devices, not destinations to pitch tents

Unless you’re a perfect driver (and although I know many people who think they are, I know no one who actually is), you’ve probably encountered a speed bump*, undoubtedly going faster than the posted speed. When you inadvertently hit one, it’s a clear sign to slow down. Likewise, rumble strips, those grooves on highway shoulders […]

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Standing on stage with your pants down

“Adventures don’t begin until you get into the forest. That first step is an act of faith.”—Mickey Hart Launching a new book is like standing on stage with your pants down. You feel kinda vulnerable, wondering if anyone’s gonna like it. Even after 17 books, I totally relate to Maya Angelou who once said, “Each […]

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