Sonder: You and everybody else have a rich life story

By Chuck Woodbury I can’t recall ever hearing the word “sonder” before this morning when I read my daily inspirational message from marketing guru Seth Godin. He titled it “Seeking Sonder.” It reads as follows: Sonder is defined as that moment when you realize that everyone around you has an internal life as rich and as conflicted as yours. That... Read More

Nature: The sophisticated way squirrels bury nuts

Have you ever watched squirrels scurry around to bury a nut? If you’ve stayed in more than a few campgrounds, you’ve likely seen them do it many times. You may have wondered how those squirrels know where to bury the nuts, then return to find them. It turns out, they have a pretty sophisticated method. Fox squirrels, for example, apparently organize... Read More

Do you give money to beggars with cardboard signs?

By Chuck Woodbury Everywhere you go in big cities these days there are beggars standing on street corners with cardboard signs. They usually say they’re homeless. Some say they’re veterans. Most just want money but others say they will work. I give money to maybe one in 100 of these people. I don’t trust them. I know that some people... Read More