Love is…a Mix Tape.

October 26, 2010
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It is a lovely, sweet, gut-wrenching story by Rob Sheffield. Go read it. It is also a truth. {Disclaimer: I am a goober. Well-known, unfortunately well-documented fact.} I guess I have always considered the best gifts the thoughtful ones..regardless of cost. So, boy who bought me that Pottery Barn bed that I  swooned over in.. read more →

Real music chooses you…

August 7, 2010
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Here ‘s a theory for you to disregard…completely. Music, you know– true music–not just rock ‘n’ roll– it chooses you. It lives in your car, or alone, listening to your headphones– you know, with the vast, scenic bridges and angelic choirs in your brain. It’s a place apart…from the vast, benign…lap of America. From Almost Famous.. read more →

You know how I know you’re a nerd?

February 18, 2010
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I know you’re a nerd because you get geeked out at the idea of getting a new Mac Pro quad processor….at the prospect of upgrading your Creative Suite…with the accomplishment of implementing a new javascript. Yes you my dear are a nerd. Fear not, you are in good if not great company…mine. Now whether or.. read more →

Permission Based Un-productivity

September 24, 2009
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“You came here because we do this better than you. Part of that is letting our creative be unproductive until they are.” —Don Draper, Mad Men Not sure I have ever heard that put so well. It is a funny thing earning a living on something that is so seemingly fleeting. There is a certain.. read more →

:: inspiration ::

August 28, 2009
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Where does inspiration come from? As an artist, we rely on this invisible muse to swoop in and drive our creative process. I saw a speech that Elizabeth Gilbert gave on nurturing creativity. As a brief aside, I absolutely love her way of speaking and writing, she I find absolutely inspiring. I digress. She  speaks.. read more →