Category: Thoughts & Stories

So, about Pinterest.

I didn’t think Pinterest was for me until one of my oldest friends, one who knows me better than almost anybody, called me out for not using it. As in, you’re crazy for not taking advantage of this resource‚Ķ That was six weeks ago and already it’s grown my traffic by a measurable amount (thanks,… Read more »

Let’s put a ban on "busy"

Everyone is busy. Full stop. Busy related-chatter is banal and hijacks the conversation into the land of deadlines, procrastination, anxiety. Busy is a ruse we hide behind. Let’s strike it from our mouths. Wouldn’t you rather discuss being excited about your commitments? Excited instead of busy adjusts the dialogue so it’s optimistic, inviting, present. And… Read more »

On being a loser.

“The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door keys and hours badly spent. The art of losing isn’t hard to master.” – One Art by poet Elizabeth Bishop…. Read more »

For Steve

The first computer I ever used was an 80’s era Apple Macintosh Plus. I was six years old. When my Dad brought it home from his job at Control Data, I didn’t even know what a computer was. That day he picked my sister & I up from school and we talked about what makes… Read more »

Acceptance: 1st Step towards Change

Work from a few new-to-me creative ladies showcased in GOOD Magazine’s special showcase on females in design. This showcase is a companion to an earlier post Dylan wrote which stirred up a fair amount of controversy regarding gender bias in the work world (read more here and here and here) so I spent last night… Read more »