Daily Archives: June 24, 2019

An Unexpected Lesson In Creativity From New Jersey 11th Graders

During the spring of 2011, shortly before moving to Thailand, I had a job as a scorer for the written exams of New Jersey 11th graders that year, who all had to answer in essay form a question involving peanut … Continue reading

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With A Firm Sense Of Justice

Frequently I comment on the messages that are given at services on the Sabbath, after I have had some time to reflect and ruminate on them a little bit, and I would like to do so today as well.  Yesterday … Continue reading

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Book Review: Don’t Read This Book

Don’t Read This Book:  Time Management For Creative People, by Donald Roos This book is mildly amusing and full of entertaining stories and pictures, but it can be seen as a promotion of a tool that the author helped create … Continue reading

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Book Review: Here’s A Brilliant Idea

Here’s A Brilliant Idea:  104 Activities To Unleash Your Creativity, by the Brothers McLeod This book was co-written by two brothers, one of whom is a writer and the other of whom is an illustrator.  As might be expected, therefore, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Art Matters

Art Matters:  Because Your Imagination Can Change The World, by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell I had read most of the text in this particular book before, but only because it was included in the author’s large collection of … Continue reading

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