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Current neuroscience research confirms what creatives intuitively know about being innovative: that it usually happens in the shower. After focusing intently on a project or problem, the brain needs to fully disengage and relax in order for a “Eureka!” moment to arise. It’s often the mundane activities like taking a shower, driving, or taking a walk that lure great ideas to the surface. Composer...
me: I'm back from Maine. Want to hang out soon?
t: Did we date?
(again answering my questions with a question)
me: How about tomorrow? Can we go see Thor? I have some stuff to do in the morning.
t: I have to check.
(I eat my dinner)
t: Tomorrow is good.
me: Cool. I'll let you know once I am done with stuff.
t: This "stuff" shit is worrying me. Don't go all Dexter on me.
me: I have to update my resume and put together an excel doc...
t: ...That's probably the farthest thing from Dexter ever.
The sound from within his stomach was of a fish tank, pumping through gills with each sinking breath. Rainbows forming in gasoline pools. She analyzed my body as though it were her own scrawny skeleton—standing in the mirror with scrutiny—her daily affirmations. I know she doesn’t eat.
I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect....– F. Scott Fitzgerald
Whenever I return to Boston from being away for a little while, no matter how long, my heart always flutters a little.