“In a 1933 letter to his 11-year-old daughter Scottie, F. Scott Fitzgerald produced this poignant and wise list of things to worry, not worry, and think about “
Rational immigration policy should make it easier for skilled and hard-working immigrants to stay and contribute to this country.
The Editorial Board of The New York Times explores reforms for work visas. Pair with Green Card Stories – a poignant portrait of a system caught between hope and despair
Sweet link to a rocking graphic design agency..
“Maira Kalman — the remarkable artist, prolific author, and unmatched storyteller — shares some wisdom on identity, happiness, and existence. ”
We live in a society where romantic love is idealized: if we search long enough, we will find “the one,” the soulmate who is perfect for us, who will grow and change at the exact same rate we do, who loves us exactly as we are and never expects us to change, who always wants us sexually, never has bad breath or gets grouchy, and is perfectly desirable in every way. We expect our partner to fully meet us on an intellectual, physical, sexual, and spiritual basis; to be our lover, best friend, a companion, confidante, confessor, therapist, and family, all rolled into one. This sets up monumental expectations which all of us invariably fall short of.
Complement with Elizabeth Gilbert on what a soulmate is and isn’t. –