Wright House News|
New at the Wright House:
Happiness, life satisfaction, and meaning - a blog by Dr. Steve Wright with tips to help you in your life, work, and play. Harvard psychology professor Tal Ben-Shahar calls happiness the "ultimate currency." Why not spend some time actively building your "psychological wealth"? Answers you can trust based on scientific research in positive psychology.
Fantasy and Science Fiction writer
John C. Wright has become a Nebula award finalist (2006) for Orphans of Chaos, yet another bit of recognition for this explosive rising star.
Dr. Stephen Wright (who created and maintains this web site) has written a two-page summary of the theory of "sense of community" (McMillan & Chavis, 1986), the most widely accepted among psychological approaches to this subject; it is very accessible, and may give you insights into your own communities.
Washingtonian magazine has featured the one-man business Auto Repair Anywhere, run by a former Toyota mechanic named Eiji Yanagi, who is Dr. Wright's favorite auto mechanic in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. He makes house calls!
For those of you interested in ballroom dancing, Dan Calloway has given us permission to post his
Silver International Style routines. You may also want to look at the syllabus lists: International Standard, International Latin, American Smooth, and American Rhythm.
Visit Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater! A map & directions have now been added to the site.
Critics are praising John C. Wright's large-scale Science Fiction adventure,
The Golden Age, as "a rare and mind-blowing treat" (Publishers Weekly), "a debut novel worthy of van Vogt" (Science Fiction Weekly), and was named one of the top 5 "best" science fiction / fantasy books of 2002 by Amazon.com's editorial staff. Publishers Weekly calls John C. Wright "this fledgling century's most important new SF talent," and David Brin raves: "a stunning new talent."
A recent addition of interest to many visitors is the album of immense exterior photographs of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, considered by many to be the most famous private residence in the world. Taken in 2000, most of them are finally on the web site.
You may find something of interest at one of the following cabinet offices of the Wright House:
Dept. of Psychology
Ministry of Religion
Dept. of Education
Bureau of Architecture (Frank Lloyd Wright)
Bureau of Aviation (The Wright Brothers)
Committee on Comedy (Steven Wright)
...or try the Wright House Library