sherpaa: From this WSJ article: A guy buys a catastrophic health plan that pays up to a fixed amount for doctor and hospital bills based upon the diagnosis He needs a hernia repair He tries to use his insurance and they try to make him pay $20,000 up front for the procedure He cancels the procedure and goes back to his doctor to regroup And here’s … Continue reading

On Saturday night, I had the pleasure of going to the Music Hall of Williamsburg to see one of my favorite people in all the world, Rick Webb, get married to the lovely Emma Welles (now Webb). They rented out one of the best music venues in the city, transformed it into a wedding stage complete with multiple bars, La Esquina tacos, cupcakes to meet … Continue reading

“After you’ve done a job for six or eight years,” Mr. Bloomberg said, “you know what can’t be done.” — in response to “Are you keeping any of Giuliani’s team?” when Bloomberg was first taking office. What an amazing response. A lesson for me— never stop dreaming. Never get frustrated or pessimistic. Always believe that the world is a getting better and will always get … Continue reading

“Your life is going to be a gradual process of becoming kinder and more loving: Hurry up. Speed it along. Start right now. There’s a confusion in each of us, a sickness, really: selfishness. But there’s also a cure. So be a good and proactive and even somewhat desperate patient on your own behalf – seek out the most efficacious anti-selfishness medicines, energetically, for the … Continue reading

livefrombklyn: “the tree was happy,” giving tree inspired lettering. my friend jay commissioned me to do this piece for a friend of his who had just given birth to a baby boy. the lettering style is based on the illustration of the tree from Shel Silverstein’s classic children’s book. congrats mom and dad and thanks jay for the opportunity to create this work! The co-founder … Continue reading