MIT Technology Review is another of my favorite publications. Susie Cagle’s article What One Tree Can(‘t) Do from the July issue sums up the incredible power of a tree and all the ways they nurture us. Notable Quote: “Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains.” ~William Penn Food for Thought: “Trees are one of the most effective and readily available carbon capture tools we have but there isn’t enough land for all the … [Read more...]
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Currently reading: Rather than just one book, I’m currently reading daily through an app/site called Substack. I first heard about it from an article in my favorite magazine, The Week. It’s an online platform that allows writers to send digital newsletters directly to subscribers. Many of my favorites are even free. I like A Lawyer Writes by Joshua Rozenberg QC and Anne Byrn: Between the Layersby Anne herself. The selection is vast; everyone is … [Read more...]
Currently reading: Walking With Ghosts by Gabriel Byrne. A memoir by one of my favorite actors. Notable Quote:“ Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.” ~Thomas Huxley Joe Queenan wrote an article titled The Year’s Nuttiest Discovery: Stingrays Do Math. Having grown up in Hawaii, I’ve always loved sting rays and octopus for their intelligence but had no … [Read more...]
Currently Reading: The Splendid and The Vile by Erik Larson. A saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance During the Blitz Notable Quote: “Everything in life, individually or socially is a tradeoff. We determine the risk levels we’re willing to tolerate within the context of our goals and objectives.” ~Robert C. Merton Eggs! Just discovered new way to enjoy them: Persian Soft Scrambled: 3 eggs beaten Splash of half and half Salt and … [Read more...]
Currently Reading: Nudge, The Final Edition by Richard H Thaler and Cass R Sunstein. The University of Chicago Economist and Nobel Laureate teamed up Harvard Law professor, Cass R Sunstein to update their original work. It’s a fantastic read in psychology and behavioral economics. This is my third time enjoying it and probably not my last. Notable Quote: “Ethics is not a mystic fantasy-nor a social convention-nor a dispensable, subjective … [Read more...]
Quotes for March: “I use not only all the brains I have but all I can borrow.” ~ Woodrow Wilson “Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time.” ~Malcolm Forbes Currently Reading: The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel I’m a foodie. I love to cook and I use a lot of spice. My pantry is full of items from McCormick & Company (MKC) and, over the years, I’ve grown to love the company. In addition to all … [Read more...]
Favorite book read over the holiday season: A Fish Caught in Time by Samantha Weinberg Quote to ponder – “There is something admirable that always surpasses knowledge, intelligence, and even genius, and that is incomprehension.” ~ The anomaly, Victor Miesel Until next time – Susan We love referrals Contacting Susan: (480) 836-2326 email@example.com … [Read more...]