Up to a half of the population are introverts. In other words, they don’t thrive on endless meetings, don’t want to solve a problem by talking about it with a group for hours, and don’t want to attend lunches, conferences, and dinners all the time. The new book "Quiet" by Susan Cain can help us extroverts better communicate with and learn from the more silent types in our lives.
Having a child changes you forever. Everyone knows this. So when my wife and I had our daughter, Penelope, six weeks ago, I expected my priorities to shift, my sleep schedule to disintegrate, and my capacity for loving a tiny bald screaming person to go beyond the infinite. What I didn't expect was that I'd also discover an unalloyed, non-ironic appreciation for that perennial whipping-boy of typographic design—Comic Sans.