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The Spiritual Beauty of Wabi-Sabi

“Truth comes from the observation of nature. The Japanese have tried to control nature where they could, as best they could, within the limits of available technology. But there was … Continue reading

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Story Writing Tips.

These rules were originally tweeted by Emma Coates, Pixar’s Story Artist. Number 9 on the list – When you’re stuck, make a list of what wouldn’t happen next – is … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sterling Hundley: Being Original is a Challenge

“In a time when the transfer of information has become as natural as breathing and the clashing of cultures sounds more like the sloshing of water, we choose anonymity to … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Deep End

For those of you who don’t frequent Vimeo, there are always those videos that bewilder/inspire/frighten/amaze you. The Deep End from Jake Fried on Vimeo.

January 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

What are you doing to reach your dreams?

A friend of mine that I met in Korea is currently campaigning to raise some money to help him produce his first solo album. As I discovered, (to my giddy … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pen Sketches

Being an artist gives me an excuse to stare at lovely subjects all day. I plan on doing sketches more regularly to improve my skill for the rest of 2013. … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Art of Non-Conformity: An Introduction

For those of you who don’t know, AONC was started by Chris Guillebeau, an average guy who was tired of having other people tell him what to do and how … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Food Lessons

“I take Monday nights off to enjoy ‘boys’ night’ with my 3-year-old son Frank. His favorite food is dumplings, so we’ve been on a tour of dim sum houses, and … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Gender Trap

Equality is something that has concerned many, especially gender equality. This radio talk from the CBC illuminates a lot of misconceptions regarding gender stereotypes and the power that these stereotypes … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

What is disappointment?

Chris Brogan at WDS had an interesting way of looking at disappointment. To paraphrase, if someone says to you, I’m very disappointed in you, what they’re really saying is ‘you … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

I tweet…therefore I must be a bird.

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