Category Archives: First Thing

First Thing: Rain and Sun

They would crawl out of tents and shanties. breath sending up swirls of steam hands and faces flushed red with cold. Men and boys, women and daughters on hands and […]

First Thing: The LCD

Advertising doesn’t have to be crass. It doesn’t have to appeal to the lowest common denominator, or force someone to “click here” or “call now.” There is direct marketing and […]

First Thing: Good Thoughts

What are you thinking about? According to the National Science Foundation, thoughts careen through our heads at the rate of 50,000 or so per day. That’s around 45 thoughts per minute, […]

First Thing: June 1, 2016

Confidence. Not arrogance. We force our kids to study for hours. We push them to try out for club sports, and encourage them to spend day after day learning all […]