Fear of Unexpected Encounters

"Do I look at my reflection or the person sitting across from me?" So asks Shani Ha, a French performance artist who recently set up a table for two at a New York café with one side of the table inside the café with the other side placed outside. A glass wall separates the table. I... Continue Reading →

Pulling Out All The Stops

Damn, I love the soundtrack to the movie, Interstellar (and the movie too). I listen to the music often while creating and indeed, it is playing now. Track six, Message from Home, to be exact. You may have read the stories on how many people, when they first saw the movie, thought something was wrong with the... Continue Reading →

Workplace Migration, Caves to Commons

Recently I watched a video detailing an interesting annual ritual conducted at Conover Tuttle Pace, a Boston ad agency.  Each summer everyone in the firm packs up and moves to a new workspace for three months. Each of the 55 employees blindly draws a number and hopes to draw a low number so they can... Continue Reading →

Thursday Thought – Learn to Dance in One Year

Note: Each Thursday I will post a little something to inspire us to finish the week strong. These Thursday Thoughts will be a quote, poem, piece of music, artwork, or inspirational video.  Congratulations, you made it over the hump and let's finish the week together. Karen wanted to dance and dance well.  She gave herself a... Continue Reading →

Use Your Shield

I am still out of sorts from the events experienced last Friday.  Goodbyes take their toll.   Anyhow let me begin to move on through my writing. I keep a deck of cards on my desk at work.  These are not playing cards.  The card deck is called the "Creative Whack Pack" created by Roger Von Oech.  ... Continue Reading →

Oars vs. Paddles

Yesterday was my annual trip down the river - white water rafting to be specific.  I say annual since I went twice last summer and now again this summer.  That is a trend my friend and one I hope to continue when possible in the future. It helps to have a friend who is a... Continue Reading →

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