Friday, January 29, 2010
JD Salinger died on Wednesday. I don't know much about him but that one of his books, from which this blog takes it's name, inspired me to pursue a higher level of excellence. At a tough time in my life it provided me with clarity, and reminder that the discovery of personal truth is the value I derive from my work.
When Mike told me the news I was surprised at the depth of my reaction. Although I did little to cultivate a place for the author, the little exposure I have had with his work has had a lasting effect on the way I perceive - a fitting nod to his greatness.
Here's a lengthy explanation of what his writing did for me.