• The Price of Progress

    Nostalgia: The longing for something that once was, but is no longer. Perhaps a person or a place. Maybe even a single experience. That’s how we usually think about it, anyway. But is it possible to be nostalgic about something you have never personally experienced? Have you ever looked at an old photograph taken before […]

  • 8 Million Centers of the Universe

    While riding the subway yesterday I came across a poem called “Grand Central” from the 1940’s. It was posted on the side of the subway car above the seats, where an advertisement normally dwells. Curious, I began to read: “The city orbits around 8 million centers of the universe, and turns around the golden clock at […]

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