Making a Gallery Wall

My office had a gigantic, blank wall that I needed to spruce up. But decorating an office is tricky business because the people who visit it will look around and draw conclusions about you based on what they see. I was once on an interview in an office that had a large painting of a sunken ship- not exactly the essence of optimism. I needed a piece of art that was big enough to cover the wall, peaceful for me … Continue reading

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Cute Bomb, Courtesy of My Phone

Every week, Apple has been giving out a free app in the App Store, and I got one that I love. Snapseed is a photo app that has some great editing functions. When I can’t fall asleep at night, I edit pictures. It’s fun, and I’ve created some really cool effects. I don’t get around to transferring my phone pictures to my computer nearly enough, but here are some highlights. Stella and I have been having a great time at … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Curiosities

The hotel I stayed at in Honolulu had penguins. Penguins. They swam in the water with turtles and koi, and people could pet them if they came close enough. Penguins. In Hawaii. The inner part of Honolulu is very different from the coast. It is cloudier and more tropical. The plant life is very unique. Granted, we were at a botanical garden. But look at this tree! I’d never seen anything like it. It reminds me of a crayon…peel back … Continue reading

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