Upscale Laundromat

Upscale Laundromat

A bistro? A trendy bar? Nope… a laundromat  in Barcelona called Splash, designed by Frederic Perers. Laundromats didn’t look like this when I had to use them! (Jeeze, that seems like a lifetime ago!)   Source: Laundromat Looks Just Like a Nightclub   Related articles Lounge-Like Laundromats – Wasbar Lets You Get a Haircut and a Drink […]

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Petro Vlahos

The Petro Vlahos Legacy

Petro Vlahos died on February 10, 2013. His work, in many ways, defines modern visual effects in the film today. Among other things, Petro Vlahos is known for refining green (and blue) screen film technology for the Motion Picture Research Council by adding motion control cameras with traveling mattes. This stuff fascinates me. For those who […]

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Wool Fedora

ThePianoGuys

Tip of the fedora to KB for introducing me to ThePianoGuys! I had heard of them before but had not explored their music until she pointed me their way back in December. I’ve enjoyed their music a great deal since. I’ve especially enjoyed their YouTube channel. In fact, today, while working out on the elliptical, […]

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The Buttons in Aunt Helen's Button Collection

The Button Collection

She saved everything. No, I mean everything! After all, each treasure had wonderful memories associated with it! She had a box for wandering buttons to save them from the certain trash heap of unforgotten buttons who, for years, performed their duties without complaint.   Plastic. Cork. Leather. Wood. Metal. Fabric. Large. Small. Simple happiness. Aunt […]

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Rob Bell

Authentic Living As Motion

Being Stuck Today, for some odd reason, I woke up pondering “being stuck.” I don’t mean being physically stuck, but being stuck in a perspective of what life is. I read the Facebook posts of 95% of the people with whom I went to high school and am in wonder at how their perspectives are […]

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Fiat 500 Commericial

The Onslaught of the Fiaticians

Everyone who knows me knows of my complete disdain for advertising, but this commercial is special. I love the design sensibilities and size of the new Fiat 500s. Their marketing campaign is crafty to say the least. This commercial is very well done on several levels. It’s cleverly deceptive. The last thing Fiat wants you […]

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