Unnecessary things are like USB ports. They are reminders, mementos, inspirational pointers that allow you and I to time travel… mental triggers of vacations past, adventures forward and unlived dreams. Unnecessary things are the seeds of a wild imagination and they make life worthwhile. Todd Henry talks about Unnecessary Creating in a recent Accidental Creative Podcast. After … More The Necessity of Living Unnecessarily
Editors are trying to destroy your life. They attack with bolts of lightning and you may not even realize it. Microsoft made a deal with the devil. MS Word installs the Editor with every copy of software. Every misspelled word, every grammatical error and every contextual faux pas invites a bolt of lightning from your unfriendly … More Your Editor may be destroying your life
Schools are failing our children. They don’t teach typing anymore. They also don’t teach spelling or real math… I learned to type on a typewriter. Yes, I know that means I am old. The typewriter, for you young’uns, is a machine about as big as a microwave. You hit the keys and the words slowly appear … More The four keys that can change your story
“Mind is loaded, chambers filled and ready to create. The problem is that my mind is locked in a safe and I forget the combination.” Why is creativity like this? You feel eager to create, to write, to build, to initiate. But damn, the first step can feel like a leap off of a cliff. Why does … More One Small Step: Becoming Creative One Step at a Time
http://www.postcrossing.com I like to run with mosquitoes. Don’t misunderstand me. I hate mosquitoes. In Canada we have a lot of mosquitoes, but if you want to be outside, you have to deal with them. If you haven’t met a mosquito, they are tiny little flying vampires that suck your blood and sound like a buzzing … More Do you like running with mosquitoes?
If you are lost in a relationship, will you find yourself at the Lost and Found? Maybe the Lost and Found could be staffed by Psychologists or Pastors. This way if you lose yourself and you need to talk, you know where to go. Unless you lose your memory. What you will find at the Lost and … More Getting Lost and Finding Yourself