Come & Go

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You hear yourself say it, but you probably haven’t associated it with physics. ‘When one door closes, another door or window opens.’ Here, a vacuum is created, and matter goes to fill an empty space. Everything depends on physics. Regarding our personal lives, people come and people go. Trite and true. One can only hope, the next iteration is better than the last.   The grandmother of a Chinese woman I know says, ‘whether in joy or in pain, learning to see it come and watch it leave, with the same steadiness of heart is the key to peace of mind.’  I told my friend, ‘This is another version of Stoicism.’   Things evolve through time, yet stay the same.  These two aforementioned thoughts have been on … Read More

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When it Rains, it Pours

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Doesn’t everyone know this?! Doesn’t everyone you know, say this?! Usually people are referencing money coming in or dating prospects. I swear. When there is drought, money is tight and no one wants you. When the job(s) are good and the bills are light, it’s like no worries exist. If you aren’t married, and you’re in the dating scene, the options abound and you feel full of yourself. If you are married or focused on one, it’s still an observation that people are ‘on you’, ‘looking at you’, ‘promoting you’ or your work. I would like to believe I am about to torrential rain on this blogging. I frankly don’t care how trivial. One liners even; I just need to … Read More

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Bright and Shiny and Playful

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Oh geez, I post one pic of some luxury vehicles, and then presumed to be shallow because I admire quality craftsmanship. Give me a break! Tells you more about the other person’s  issues with money. No, i do not put value in material goods, but i do value quality. Big difference. Designing is not only a creative drive, but as I mentioned in the last post, a necessary component of evolving. Beyond aesthetics, how does this object make my life easier? I always ask ‘is it efficient?’. Art generally falls into the playful, enjoyable arena. Do we need it to do anything for us, other than make us feel good…rhetorical, but no. That’s why it is art. Visual News is … Read More

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