An essay for the new year, by Milton Glaser

These are from Milton Glaser’s Things I have learned (PDF)

1. You can only work for people that you like.
2. If you have a choice, never have a job.
3. Some people are toxic. Avoid them.
4. Professionalism is not enough; or, The good is the enemy of the great.
5. Less is not necessarily more.
6. Style is not to be trusted.
7. How you live changes your brain.
8. Doubt is better than certainty.
9. On aging: it doesn’t matter.
10. Tell the truth.

Read it in full.

Bye bye bro

My “little” 6’7 brother left today to begin Naval Officer training – before he continues on to Navy Seals training in January. Always one for a challenge. I went to Philly last weekend to say goodbye to him (and inadvertently meet his buddies). It was a nice time, but sad that he’ll be gone for potentially years. And an interesting reunion to have for the first time after our father’s death. But c’est la vie.



Got to stay with my “cousins” for the night, which is always excellent. We woke up after very little sleep with tiaras on…


I miss you, Philadelphia.

Indian weddings are a good time 

Went to V. and M.’s large wedding this past weekend, attended by a group of very nice people, many of whom I already knew. Super fun time. 


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