Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board.   Zora Neale Hurston Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an influential author of African-American literature, anthropologist, and filmmaker, who portrayed racial struggles in the… Read More ›


Almost everything looks better from a distance, Long Island included.   Jerry Della Femina Jerry Della Femina (born 1936) is an American advertising executive and restaurateur. Starting from a poor Italian background in Brooklyn, he eventually became chairman of Della… Read More ›


Intimacy is not a happy medium. It is a way of being in which the tension between distance and closeness is dissolved and a new horizon appears. Intimacy is beyond fear.    Henri Nouwen Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen, (January 24, 1932… Read More ›


The big picture doesn’t just come from distance; it also comes from time.   Simon Sinek Simon O. Sinek (born October 9, 1973) is an author, speaker, and consultant who writes on leadership and management. He joined the RAND Corporation… Read More ›