Tweet Image from Brett Streutker via Flickr Have you ever met somebody who has it all worked out? Someone who had their life goals identified from a young age and worked their damnedest to achieve them? Someone with tunnel vision and focus? I know I have. I have met people who have known exactly what they want to do and how they want to do it since their early teens. At … [Read more...] about Once in a Lifetime: Should you plan your life?
Meeting love of your life
In our column Poetry Rx, readers write in with a specific emotion, and our resident poets—Sarah Kay, Kaveh Akbar, and Claire Schwartz—take turns prescribing the perfect poems to match. This week, Sarah Kay is on the line. © Ellis Rosen Dear Poets, I’ve never been in a relationship. I’ve crushed, I’ve rejected, I’ve … [Read more...] about Poetry Rx: You Are the Penultimate Love of My Life
It’s 1981, and a man pulls up to an intersection in his ‘52 pickup. He looks left to check for traffic. All clear. He looks right, but the van next to him is blocking the view. The man driving the van waves him through. The man in the pickup proceeds. Moments later, he is thrown from his truck, his skull cracked on the pavement. Some days later, he wakes from a … [Read more...] about What Happens When Your Life’s Best And Worst Memories All Revolve Around Cars?
Ford has finally brought its subcompact crossover to the United States. The 2018 Ford EcoSport, pronounced “EchoSport” for some reason, is hitting dealer lots as I type. Available in other markets since 2012, the recently refreshed second-generation EcoSport arrives on our shores to take on segment favorites like the Mazda CX-3 and Buick Encore. The world seems to … [Read more...] about The 2018 Ford EcoSport Hacks Your Life
Walter Benjamin; Marc Bloch; Ernst Cohen; Georg Alexander Pick. Some of the finest Jewish minds of the 20th century were lost to Nazi bloodlust. Martin Buber was one of the lucky ones. In March 1938, at 60 years of age, he left Germany for Jerusalem and a professorship at the Hebrew University. He had planned to return before too long, but six months later, Kristallnacht … [Read more...] about ‘All real living is meeting’: the sacred love of Martin Buber – M M Owen