Welcome to the first day of the rest of our lives
Having finally returned from that New York trip both mentally and physically, I'm consumed with what's next — how to meet that September deadline with rigor and sanity. But first... Read more
Two hours to go, but already humbled
I do not deserve my friends.
That has always been clear, but never more than this week, when new friends and old became shareholders in this weird enterprise (including a... Read more
What a day it has been already - and almost there!
It's been a tiring, exhilarating day. While I was 'away' from this project — 3 hours on a train, then 3 hours at the David Cline memorial — more names... Read more
Tomorrow .... do we lift off? Check out the rewards one last time
Today, of course, is 10 years since some of us were still trying to warm up after the historic march against the Iraq War (while others of you were in... Read more
never gonna take us down
That was the song thrown up by my online radio when I started to write this, and it feels apt — not just for the Kickstarter but for the... Read more
5 days to go, trying to keep that thing with feathers alive
That thing is hope,of course, at least according to Emily Dickinson; the thing " That perches in the soul - And sings the tune without the words - And never stops... Read more
neither snow nor cold
I know a lot of you are contending with some ridiculous snow right now, though the storm seems to have decided to avoid Philadelphia this time; I feel almost guilty.... Read more
A proper update
So if cutting the above were all I’d done this past week, it would have been a lot. But as I hinted at earlier, I also began to have a... Read more
Names on the cutting room floor
Kickstarter has wiped out two of my updates in a row, so I thought I'd make them shorter as well as more frequent.
One sign of progress is who you... Read more
So much going on - and two weeks to deadline!
What a few weeks it has been! Yesterday Sen. John Kerry, perhaps the emblematic soldier-dissenter, was confirmed as Secretary of Defense, only 5 days after he acknowledged that past when... Read more
33 days to go: The pace quickens
Ten days in, I continue to be grateful and honored that so many of you are showing up. In the past few days alone, the very first friend I met... Read more
As we approach $5K, a few more background links
First, to those who haven't received this before - Thank you so so much for joining us! With 39 days left, we'll soon be at half the base goal: either... Read more
And we're off!
Four days after I finally got this Kickstarter launched (you can tell how long it took by the autumn weather of my interview in the t video) we're already at... Read more