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Creativity & Passion – A Tale of 2 Seas

The Dead Sea, which we know isn’t really a sea, is completely devoid of any life. The water is full of salt. It’s seven times more salty than the ocean, so the lake is completely dead. It can’t support life. The Sea of Galilee on the other hand, which isn’t really […]

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What we know.

I honestly don’t remember where I came across this image at.  I know it’s all over the internet, including http://www.vintagemotoring.net/2010/12/19/historical-artifact-the-first-automobile-in-los-angeles/. It’s one of the first automobiles in California. The design stands out to me – it looks like it’s missing a horse. The thing looks like a wagon. I’d imagine it looks that way […]

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Passion vs. Reason

Reason said that going into outer space was a bad idea.  Reason said that a human shouldn’t be able to run a 4 minute mile.  Reason said that there was no way that we’d take pictures from a different planet in our solar system and then send them back to earth. Reason says that art is probably […]

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Creative Culture

Sometimes I think we spend a lot of time and effort on being a good cog in the system.  We concern ourselves with compliance and efficiency over creativity, innovation, and passion. It gets hard to innovate when your main concern is being a good cog. I recently read the article by […]

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On Inspiration

I’ve been thinking a lot about inspiration lately, and how it affects the work we do, and how it connects with who we are. I enjoy doing a lot of creative stuff.  I write music, I design, I enjoy cooking, I like taking pictures, the list goes on.  I enjoy […]

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Depression

I think that by ignoring it, or by willing myself into not having it, I figured that I wouldn’t actually have it.  At 37, I’m finally admitting to myself. I have depression. I think it affects people differently. The way that it affects me is like a big, wet blanket. […]

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