So says RZA, a force behind the influential Wu-Tang Clan, composer of soundtracks, and film director. Fascinated with eastern philosophies, his quote encourages the pursuit of curiosities and passions in order to achieve true success and meaning in one’s life.
Like Punxatawney Phil, there comes a time to stick one’s head out to figure out when it’s time to come above ground. This is that week for me. Time to get the road cases out of the closet and get back down the road. “Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had […]
One lesson I continue to learn is the value of preparation and diligent research. The temptation to cut corners is a constant in modern life. Technology makes surrendering to rote copy and pasting even easier than when I was in school. It is never a good idea. President’s Day reminded me of a story about […]
The American justice system’s bedrock is accountability, enforced by citizen juries guaranteed by the Seventh Amendment to the Constitution. Every day, individuals in American courtrooms are held responsible (or not) for their actions – in criminal and civil courts. The day any one person – or group of people – are considered immune from this […]
Weeks ago, the frozen ground disappeared under accumulating sheets of ice and snow. Gelid winds are shaking the naked black arms of trees and driving fresh alabaster dust into the world. The sky is low, gray, dense, and threatening. Days like this are made for looping electronic samples and Thom Yorke’s forlorn wail, backed by […]
James Brown took to the bridge. Robert Plant, too, was looking for the “confounded” bridge when Jimmy Page borrowed a James Brown riff on Led Zeppelin’s song, The Crunge. In music, a bridge represents a change that separates and connects the front and back ends of the song. For the listener, it adds variety and […]
The report found that many firms believe the remote environment has damaged personal relationships at work and the sense of belonging amongst many lawyers. “This is playing out in the ease with which lawyers—from partners to associates—have moved firms during the pandemic, often with little inkling of their impending departure,” it stated. Report On 2022 […]
When I was a kid, Pete Maravich was the first basketball player to have his own shoe line. Its hard to imagine that there was a time when athletes didn’t have their own shoe contracts. All I knew is that I wanted a pair and wanted to be able fill the hoop like Pistol Pete. […]
MegaDeth’s Dave Mustaine Diagnosed With Throat Cancer and Cancels 2019 Tour. Get Well.
The last clear function of man … muscles aching to work, minds aching to create beyond the single need – this is man. To build a wall, to build a house, a dam and in the wall and house and dam to put something of Manself, and to Manself take something back from the wall, […]