Those Photo Apps

New photo apps that heavily process photos get me almost every time! I have to try them out. I’ll never understand the digital magic under their hoods. Perhaps that’s the reason I feel so drawn to them?

So here are some experiments from today’s photo apps download of the Prisma app for iPhone. (Despite what you may find, there … Continue reading

Primary and Trusted Sources

Sometimes you take a punch to the gut when you realize just how astonishingly manipulative and brazenly dishonest people can be, especially when the stakes are high and massive amounts of money are at stake.

An Example: Liars Lie

My sister told me today in a phone call that she was really shocked to learn that even President Obama has … Continue reading

I Love Color!

color pigmentI suppose most people do. Color is such a huge part of my selection process when picking anything out for purchase.

Last Friday I bought several short-sleeved shirts. Style and fabric mattered, but color was what first drew me to each shirt. I’ve often wished I could design the color patterns in my own clothes: create the fabric itself.

Most … Continue reading

You Made It An Awesome Open House!

House - SoftOn April 17th, Steve and I had a thrilling afternoon welcoming everyone into our home, people we hadn’t seen in a long time (in some cases for decades), and others we were meeting for the very first time! I have to confess, we were a bit worried that 170 people said they were coming to the Open House. We were … Continue reading

Jesus Said That?!

Yes, as the candidates themselves talk about Christ all the time, as if he were on their campaign staff, this brought things into perspective—an actor playing Jesus quoting things these candidates actually are saying. Now, some folks might be quick to judge this as sacrilegious. I would respond by countering, “What these candidates are peddling in the name of Jesus … Continue reading

The Times in Which We Live! Laws & Smartphones

For your reading and watching pleasure I’ve selected 3 articles from one of my favorite RSS feeds that I suspect most people will find of interest. The articles focus on GA laws and on smartphones. Enjoy!

Your GA Laws Are Copyrighted

The State of Georgia claims that its statutes are a copyrighted work and is suing Carl Malamud and, … Continue reading

Brilliant Marketing on Every Level

Feinsteins at the Nikko
Feinstein’s at the Nikko

About a year ago, I guess, friends came through San Francisco to both visit us and spend some time in the glorious Bay Area. They attended a concert at one of the city’s most renowned jazz clubs and highly recommended we go see this string/vocal group that was performing there. I had never heard of … Continue reading