Posts Tagged ‘DIY’

The Pros of Poetry

The Pros of Poetry

“There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it.” – Gustave Flaubert, French Novelist   Creativity can build bridges and unlock doors both in the world and in all of our hearts. Perhaps that’s why creative writing, especially in the form of poetry has been around since earliest times as [Continue]

Defiantly Forty

Defiantly Forty

*You can’t beat custom 40th Birthday Fallout Level Up art from Chuck Regan. Love this guy. _________________________________________________________________ “Life really does begin at forty. Up until then you are just doing research.” – Carl G. Jung, Individualist At seventeen years old I was a long haired, semi-rebellious but good hearted guy who hung out with “the bad [Continue]

The Power of Pictures

The Power of Pictures

“Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.” – Ansel Adams, Photographer Yes, a picture is worth a thousand words, and today is about the pictures. Psychoanalysis and photography were both born in the 1890s, and they’ve been friends ever since. In fact, much like [Continue]

The Tool Within the Tool: Our Office, Ourselves

The Tool Within the Tool: Our Office, Ourselves

“Today in America it is almost heresy to believe that the roots of thought have any importance.” – – Dr. Gregory Bateson, Author We do countless different things, in many different spaces, every moment of our days. But we all, at the root, do one universal thing all day; we think. We process information. While [Continue]

Super Self-Helping

Super Self-Helping

“There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” -Aldous Huxley, Author You come here for many reasons; a laugh, a bright spot, a validation…maybe some crazy few come for a challenge. But it became clear during the site review that you come to this site, [Continue]

Not Quite a Gag Reel…

Not Quite a Gag Reel…

  “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!” -The Great and Poweful Wizard of Oz, The Wizard of Oz I’m always jazzed to see the interest in this site, and am especially excited by the bunch of you who make a point to come by every-other-week and see what’s happening. I always endeavor [Continue]

Humbugs vs. Heroes: Holiday Showdown!

Humbugs vs. Heroes: Holiday Showdown!

“Humbug is the term used to refer to an act of fraud or deceit. It can also refer to an individual who carries out acts of trickery, that is, a hypocrite.” – Ask.com “Whether we like it or not, the holiday season is upon us,” said Psychotherapist Cyndi Sarnoff-Ross, noting that this fact (made even [Continue]

A Sacrifice of Heroes

A Sacrifice of Heroes

     “To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate – unlike most films.” -Alan Moore, author and comic book writer Childhood safety. It’s a favorite blanket, tattered from being drug on countless adventures. It’s a plush toy with a silly name. It’s a parents’ arms. [Continue]

Camping, A Love Story

Camping, A Love Story

“It gives me a feeling of self-sufficiency, a feeling of attachment to the land and to the world, I kind of oneness with the universe. That tie, that link, that connection is all we have. Without it, we are lost.” – Marty Stouffer, host of Wild Kingdom On living in harmony with nature The happiness [Continue]

Living in the Aloha State

Living in the Aloha State

“Aloha, interjection (Ə-‘lo-(h)ä) used as a greeting or farewell Hawaiian, from aloha; love First Known Use: 1820.” -Miriam-Webster Dictionary   “Daddy, can we live here?” My Daughter asked. I looked around at the cool white sand, bright blue water and smiling faces. I breathed the warm, fragrant air—lightly salted from the sea—and truly couldn’t blame [Continue]

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