Wyn’s Laws

Law of the arts:  The better your work, the smaller your audience. Law of hindsight: No words will awaken the young to the brevity of their journey. First law of belief:  When you find the truth, you want to get yourself an outfit. Second law of belief:  The greater the ignorance, the greater … [Read more...]

Lofty Days: Ode to a Childhood Friend

When I met him in 1946, Tommy Alden was a chubby third-grader with merry eyes, curly black hair, and a jovial intensity.  He lived in a white house with green shutters on a poplar-shaded street in old Palo Alto.  We grew up together a few blocks apart, waiting at the same bus stops for the same … [Read more...]