Can you write yourself into the future?

What You Write (and Read) Can Change Your Life

A photo of Fred’s journals stacked on top of one another.
Only a few of my life’s many kept journals.

1 year ago this morning, we had taken our beloved dog’s body to the vet to be cremated.

2 years ago this evening, I went to my mother’s bedside in hospice and told her it was time to die.

3 years ago this afternoon, I trekked out to the Columbia Gorge to finally spread…



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Founder of Dust&Co, senior design advisor for Rockefeller Foundation & former global managing partner of IDEO — fan of words and good conversation.