The Discovery List
Favorites New and Old
It’s nice to realize something works for you, whether an author, a dress shirt, a jazz pianist or a vintage Scotch. You might find yourself scouring eBay for the last of remaining velvet slippers you’ve decided you can’t live without. But we’re still out in the world open to discovering new things. Sometimes those things aren’t actually new. Maybe they’re new to you or feel new because you’re in a more enlightened place. That’s important for somebody like me who’s slightly rigid (so I’ve been told—I always thought it was principled). Openness is the key. That’s the idea anyway.
Here are some recent discoveries I’m embracing with the enthusiasm of the recent convert.