Keeping Kids Curious

Last week I wrote this post about a conversation I overhead in the grocery store, where a knowledge-hungry girl was ignored by her preoccupied father. My oldest son Richard visited that weekend, and I told him the story and showed… Read More ›

Where I Keep My Brain

Several years ago I purchased my first Moleskine notebook. I’d seen them advertised somewhere: “the notebook that Hemingway used.” The original manufacturer of moleskine type notebooks quit production in the 1980s, and British novelist Bruce Chatwin famously bought out everyone… Read More ›