Sunday, August 2, 2009

"Can do"

Another terrific slideshow from Maira Kalman, this one on Ben Franklin (following Tom Jefferson).

Besides his flair for fun, he was a diligent ameliator. He began each day with "the morning question: what good shall I do this day?" And he checked his progress in the evening: "What good have I done today?"

Early to bed, early to rise, btw, meant 10 to 5.

Not a bad role model.

And not a bad TED Talk from Ms. Kalman:

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