Saturday, May 21, 2022


Want to change the world? Bill Gates says you should 'read a lot' and 'find a skill you enjoy' (from

‘You don't really start getting old until you stop learning,’ Gates said. ‘Every book teaches me something new or helps me see things differently. I was lucky to have parents who encouraged me to read. Reading fuels a sense of curiosity about the world, which I think helped drive me forward in my career and in the work that I do now with my foundation.’

Friday, May 20, 2022


I noticed this on the side of a church on Lexington Avenue by where my oldest daughter lives.


Afghanistan’s Secret Girls School Defying the Taliban: ( a video from the BBC):

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

HERE’S MY NEWSLETTER about kids and reading and the sign I hold. This is #63. It’s the first one since before the pandemic: