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The Difference Between The Greatest And… Everyone Else

Jacqueline Du Pre

The great cellist Jacqueline Du Pre was a prodigy from an early age. At age six, she was running, cello over her head, down the performance hall where she was one of the performers that day. She was smiling and laughing and running. A janitor, figuring she must have just performed and was relieved and […] Read On…

Ep. 195: Josh Foer – The Explorer’s Code

josh foer

The Explorer’s Code:  I wanted to wake each morning, not anxious about my day anymore. Not worried about what so-and-so would say, or where my career was going, or what was I going to write today. My only job each day is to explore something new. So I called up Josh and asked him how […] Read On…

What Is Important In Life?

what is important in life

What is important in life? I thought I would be happy if she loved me. Her name was Amy. She has no chance of reading this. She’s a doctor in Philadelphia. She saves lives. She never once thinks about me ever. We dated for six months in 1991. Maybe I should remember this: when someone […] Read On…