Packing Up

Do I contradict myself? Very well, I contradict myself. I am large, I contain multitudes. — Walt Whitman In this country we encourage “creativity” among the mediocre, but real bursting creativity appalls us. We put it down as undisciplined, as somehow “too much.” Art doesn’t come in measured quantities: it’s got to be too much … Continue reading Packing Up

Guru Gift

So, like years ago I read this book titled  The Hamlet Syndrome: Overthinkers Who Underachieve.  It’s interesting because it pretty clearly describes the syndrome, but it goes haywire when it becomes prescriptive.  The authors haven’t found a way to help these people, but they imagine what might help, and that answer is to narrow their … Continue reading Guru Gift