Hiro Boga
The Art of Homecoming

The Art of Homecoming

Art is made by choosing a set of constraints, using them to create a boundary, and then building a world inside it. With words or paint, metal or wood, musical instrument or food — whatever your art, it is a collaboration between you, the medium you work with,...
Desire, Trust, & The Game of Life

Desire, Trust, & The Game of Life

You can view any creation through a variety of lenses. For today, consider the unfolding pattern of your life through the lens of a game. Every game has rules that define it, that articulate the boundaries and limits within which the game is played, and the rules of...
The Power of Inner Structure

The Power of Inner Structure

When external structures fall apart, internal structure becomes essential for your integrity and well being. Structure ≠ rigidity. Structures can be tensile, like bone. They can be flexible and pliable, like skin. They give shape and form to your day. They hold you in...
Covid-19 & the Remaking of Our World

Covid-19 & the Remaking of Our World

We share this planet with an estimated 8.7 million other species, most of which we haven’t yet identified, the bulk of them microscopic in scale — including bacteria, viruses, and protozoa, among others. Viruses are different from all other species of life...
In Praise of Bitterness

In Praise of Bitterness

When I was a child I loathed the bitter foods that our cook served up several times each week. Karela, also known as bitter gourd. Tittori—a variety of bitter lentil. Methi bhaji, a particularly mouth-puckering species of spinach. Bitter foods had their place in my...