Weekend Poem: Silence by Henry David Thoreau

Silence alone is worthy to be heard. Silence is of various depth and fertility, like soil. Now, it is a mere Sahara, where men perish of hunger and thirst, now a fertile bottom, or prairie, of the West.

Weekend Poem: In the Orchard by Muriel Stuart

"I THOUGHT you loved me." "No, it was only fun." "When we stood there, closer than all?" "Well, the harvest moon "Was shining and queer in your hair, and it turned my head." "That made you?" "Yes."

the power of habit

Booknotes: The Power of Habit

For me, Charles Duhigg’s book sits somewhere in between a purely scientific / academic treatment and the run-of-the-mill self-help books and blogs. It is definitely a “how-to”, but Duhigg carefully dives deep into the whys and wherefores of habit formation and management.