America the Busyful

Why has “busy” become most people’s answer to “How are you?” Having a lot going on doesn’t automatically mean you’re ¬†succeeding. One of my favorite John Wooden quotes is “Don’t mistake activity with achievement.” I feel that the creative process needs time to breathe and we need to tinker with ideas. Too often we’re going [...]

My Top Ten Christmas Albums

10. Take 6: We Wish You A Merry Christmas 9. She & Him: A Very She & Him Christmas 8. James Brown’s Funky Christmas 7. Diana Krall: Christmas Songs 6. Nat King Cole: The Christmas Song 5. Chicago: What’s It Gonna Be Santa? 4. Relient K: Let It Reindeer 3. Ella Fitzgerald: A Swinging Christmas [...]