Approximately Forever Posts

When I was first learning to meditate, I looked for a teacher. There weren’t many options in Pittsburgh back then, and the¬†Pittsburgh Shambhala Meditation Center looked like one of the…


Today, 10,000 people retired. And, as they walked out those doors for the last time, they took their expertise with them. At 5:00 pm this afternoon, 400,000 years of hard-won…


History Psychology

A ska-blues-surf song I wrote.


Back in the 1980s, New York City held a privileged place in the public imagination. It was the epitome of physical and moral decay. Crumbling buildings presided over garbage-strewn streets.…