Since the start of the year – in honor of 5 years of our NVR lifestyle – we’ve been focused on raising the bar. Being even bolder about pursuing what we want out of life, more passionately expressing our viewpoints and wholeheartedly advocating for what we believe in. Read more
Today, make the decision to do something. Make the decision to take action in order to help in creating the kind of world you want to live in. Your actions – however small – matter, and they will make a difference. If we all do something, imagine the immense impact of our collective effort. Read more
The more we travel, the more we love the United States.
Over the last weeks, driving through the National Parks of Utah and the mountains of Colorado, we must have said “we live in an amazing country!” to each other three dozen times. Probably more. Read more
The world is a beautiful and amazing place. But – packed with a variety of people with different beliefs, cultures and backgrounds – it’s also a complicated place.
Over the course of world history, there’s a regular pattern of both intra-country and inter-country tension. Oftentimes, that turbulence – no matter where it comes up – has one common theme. Religion. Read more
“There is no such thing as a bad day when you are in a room in which there is a door handle in sight,” Gerda Weissmann Klein told the crowd. “You are in freedom,” said the 87-year-old Holocaust survivor.
The next thing I remember is the woman seated next to us capturing our attention and saying “I’m glad I’m not the only person who cries at these things.” Read more
We’re not great local citizens. We want to be better about that.
We can tell you about the root causes of poverty in Zambia, but we can’t give you the scoop on, say, the recent spike in violence in our Seattle hood. To be clear, I don’t think there’s been an increase in violence, but – if there was – we’d probably be clueless. Not cool. Read more