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Dr. Maya Angelou – Liberated

Maya AngelouApril 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014 (age 86) Dr. Maya Angelou was an inspiration to me. Her words and her life inspired me to be a better person. She knew and lived the power of truth, the power of love. In her honor, her words will live on through us. In this short video, she reminds us: Love… Continue reading

The Next Big Thing

I occasionally actually overhear conversations about the next big thing all around the bay area. After all, this is the epicenter of the tech industry. In this post, I’m going to let you in on what I think “the next big thing” is going to be! Reflecting on the Recent Past Aaron Swartz Back in 2003 – 2004 I discovered… Continue reading

Aren’t You Tired of the Same Old Same Old?

The same old same old, day in and day out, gets tedious, not just boring. It lulls us into a stupor. It reinforces (hardens) our thinking patterns. The same old same old dulls our senses and causes us to miss the beauty that surrounds us every single day. No!! Not Advanced Statistical Analysis! [dropcap]Y[/dropcap]ears ago, when I was studying advanced… Continue reading

New Mac Pro: The Baby Is Born

The new Mac Pro computer arrived last Thursday*, and I spent the next 24 hours setting it up. It’s amazingly fast, and Final Cut Pro actually runs on it without the horrid beach ball spinning every time I attempt to do anything! I think I’ve pretty much set up everything, though I’m sure I’ll bump into a few odds and… Continue reading

Would You Have Called the Police?

From My Friend Sharon’s Timeline Leaving IHOP the other day, the manager called after us, ‘Be careful out there. Satan‘s at work!’ Fascinating twist on ‘Have a nice day.'” Her status update made me laugh. She’s not just a brilliant writer (professionally, actually), her beautiful karma invites interesting energy into her day-to-day life. And at Work He Is Indeed… We… Continue reading

Kim Leuenberger: Traveling Cars Adventures Series

I stubbled onto this interesting collection of photos by Kim Leuenberger. Her Traveling Cars Adventures series is a collection of old miniature cars staged and photographed by the young Swiss photographer. If you like her images below, you can find more at the French source post. (Source: fubiz) You can also check out her work at her smugmug pro account,… Continue reading

Clever & Creative Packaging Design

Creative packaging design: I stumbled upon this interesting collection of 25 products. Check out the full list if the ones I’m including here interest you. (Source: Bored Panda) I hate when product packaging is so clever you actually don’t want to use the product!… Continue reading

The Bios Urn: Life Anew

Old Memories When I was a child in arms, I recall my grandfather holding me up to a tree trunk next to his garage. He “helped” me carve my initial into the bark of the tree—basically he did the carving as I was just too young. But I vividly remember this. My mother and grandmother were horrified I would cut… Continue reading