Today is a Great Day to Be a Fool

Tomorrow is April Fool’s Day, a day when we traditionally prank others to make them feel embarrassed, and sometimes just a little bit bad about getting things wrong, making mistakes and just generally not being 100% on top of everything. But I thought I might take a moment today to speak out in favor of foolishness and fools everywhere.

Although our culture today tends to look down on fools …

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Let's Celebrate our Imperfection

Do we always have to be perfect? Of course the answer is no. We can’t. It’s simply not possible. So why do we like to pretend that we can?

The other day, as I was heading down to the subway platform, I witnessed a woman slip on the stairs. She didn’t take a particularly nasty fall, but she had lost one of her shoes and was now perched precariously …

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