Orwell’s Blog

Since 2008, The Orwell Prize has been blogging George Orwell’s diaries 70 years to the day after he wrote them. I particularly love this most recent “post,” a moment of springtime loveliness as the blitz rages in London. 4.3.41 (March 4th. In European format, the day goes before the month.) At Wallington.*  Crocuses out everywhere,…

Coulda Woulda Shoulda

A feature by Abby Ellin in this month’s issue of Psychology Today got me thinking about success, and how we measure it. Click here to read an excerpt from the article: “I Coulda Been a Contender,” a reported piece with elements of personal essay, about how so many of us feel we haven’t lived up…