Picolla Morte – Small Deaths and their Lessons

Those who have ever dropped off a kid at a college or had one leave home can understand immediately what I’m talking about.  My son has entered his own path, and though will return, is clear that this “spreading their wings” thing is going to continue. I wanted a term that represented what I was…

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Five Lessons of PAX and Burning Man

My first version of this blog post was to pit PAX West, my favorite conference, versus the simultaneous Burning Man Festival, which I’ve been curious about but unable to attend. Yet this seems distasteful to me now that there has been a suicide there. I have no desire to take down Burning Man, to kick…

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