I recently watched the film Catfish, a documentary that involves the discovery of an 8-year old art prodigy. It got me thinking: how do you know if your child is a prodigy? I guess if a kid is teaching themselves minuets in 30 minutes like Mozart did, it’s pretty clear. But most of the time, navigating the line between a work-of-art and work-of-fun is probably much fuzzier.
Posted on April 26, 2011 at 9:05pm — 7 Comments
I’m so tired of saying, “where’s Spring?!” If, unlike me, you live in an eternally spring-like place, please know that snow and 35 degree weather at the end of March feels as welcome as an unruly dinner guest.
To kick the winter blues and trick myself into a Spring state of mind, I gathered a list of Spring-inspired culture that makes me happy to look at and listen to. I’m also presenting this list to Spring in the hope that I can rouse it by showing it just how…
Posted on March 28, 2011 at 7:08pm
Unless you’ve been traveling to the nether-regions of the planet where your phone is useful only as a nutcracker, you know that the Oscars are coming this Sunday, February 27. While the actors are busy figuring out how to strategically tape their dresses, you might be focused on more practical matters like winning your office/neighborhood Oscar pool.
To choose your picks, one option is to listen to the experts. They’ve narrowed…
Posted on February 22, 2011 at 12:00pm
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