Entries from December 2014

Do the Opposite

December 24, 2014

“If every instinct you have is wrong, then the opposite would have to be right.” ~ From the TV show Seinfeld, “The Opposite” episode (1994) This last Sunday marked the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere.  The exact opposite happens during the Summer Solstice, when […]

Miracle on 58th Street

December 17, 2014

“Yeah, there’s a lot of bad ‘isms’ floating around this world, but one of the worst is commercialism.  Make a buck, make a buck.  Even in Brooklyn it’s the same – don’t care what Christmas stands for, just make a buck, make a buck.” ~ From Miracle on 34th Street (1947) In Brooklyn, it’s not […]

Out of Thin Air

December 5, 2014

“There is something of the marvelous in all things of nature.” ~ Aristotle Philosophers, mystics and poets throughout time have likened the element of fire to creativity.  Now the “spark” of creative genius is being used to discover and develop ground-breaking new technologies that create fuel out of the other elements: air, water and earth. […]