I came across this lovely introduction to blogging last week. I recommend nearly everything about it, including its brevity. “Elegance” is an old term of art in many fields, including science and mathematics, referring to the combination of effectiveness and simplicity. This is an elegant posting. Read and tell me what you think. Here.
Check out this lovely riff on the parallels between the final season of “The West Wing” and the current Obama phenomenon. Here.
In the following clip, Taylor Mali, a teacher and poet, recites a poem of his in which he is being challenged by a lawyer during a dinner party.