As the world becomes more interconnected, a broader view is useful.
I'm a generalist. My experience spans disparate disciplines from Art to Engineering and different time periods, (including pre-internet). This broad perspective allows one to see relationships, navigate uncertainties, provide context, in a sea of conflicting data.
Wind Flowers. These have come back this year. They have a hard time getting through the magnolia litter, but that may be what's keeping them through the summer. Usually, you wouldn't expect to see them survive our hot summers. And last year was particularly hot and dry.