Posts Tagged: meaning

Floating in Wealth

Floating in Wealth bluefeet blog post by Lilli Cloud.

In honor of World Toilet Day (Yes, there really is a World Toilet Day), I’m posting an essay I wrote some years ago, which was published in the Op-Ed section of a regional newspaper in LA.

I am rich. I know it because I start out every day flushing the toilet – a privilege 40 percent of the world does not have.

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Career DNA


What kind of 6-year-old builds a wind tunnel to test his model airplanes? The kind who ends up being the first man to ever step foot on the moon.

I found this gem in Neil Armstrong’s obituary yesterday. Despite all of his many achievements – test pilot, one of our first astronauts and, of course, his famous first step on the moon – the wind tunnel is what fascinated me most. Read the Rest

The Meaning of Work

What do Gustavo Dudamel and Stephen Hawking have in common?

The fact that both were featured in the Los Angeles Times Arts & Letters on a recent Sunday is a coincidence. To me, what they have in common is that while both have work, neither have jobs. Not by my definition, anyway.
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