Leftovers and Sour Mash


“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” – Albert Einstein More and more we live in a world where facts matter and yet are ignored. On the political stage […]

Does Life Imitate Art?

Oscar Wilde and Bernard Shaw were correct: Art doesn’t Imitate Life, Life Imitates Art. As a young man I felt so much the opposite. We would draw oranges on tables, sketch trees, and thrill at the delicate outlines of a nude in art class. It felt like art came from nothing. It seemed it would […]

We Must Mentor Our Young Men

I read today in the news that we have declining numbers of young men in universities. The ratio is as low as 30% men to 70% women in American universities, now. Our young men are turning away from learning, from responsibilities, and even from relationships with women. Why is that, and what is missing here? […]