Poetry Marathon 2016, Hour Five: The last time I went there

Fifth poem of the day. The green fields I see out the window always remind me of earlier travels It doesn’t matter that I have not seen them before I think the color is enough to spark the memory Farmlands punctuated by electrical towers always let me know where I am on the journey The buildings [...]

Sometimes, Things Make Sense

Sometimes, insights come from unexpected places. Yesterday, I had the chance to read an article by Malcolm Gladwell (author of The Tipping Point), first published in 1998, about Judith Rich Harris and her theories about child development. (The article can be found here on Gladwell's web site.) The gist of the article, and Harris' theory, is [...]