When it comes to objectivity, we have a responsibility to move beyond our fear or pride.
It’s called the seed catalog effect. It’s when outside the January winds blow and inside we cozy up with seed catalogs, and it’s then that our green thumbs become their most ambitious. There’s something about those glorious displays of bounty that brings hope to the new year. They’re a promise that spring will most certainly come and, yes, this will be the best gardening year […]
When we poured concrete in our barn, the contractor said there are two kinds: Concrete that has cracked, and concrete that will crack. Apparently if we just change the word cracked to hacked, the same can be said for WordPress websites. Knowing this, why was I surprised when back in January my site was invaded […]
Last weekend we did a getaway to the MOSES Organic Farming Conference in La Crosse. I had done some design work for them earlier this year and was anxious to really be part of this great event. It was so much fun! Think hobnobbing with 3,500+ farmers, academics and friends; learning lots from any of the 65 workshops, 23 roundtables and two keynote speakers; and […]
I just renewed my annual AIGA membership. This is a big expense for me, a solo entrepreneur, but it’s a statement I’m willing to make. I support the joining together of creative professionals, both newcomers and seasoned professionals. On that note, among others, here’s an interesting article on AIGA’s opinion of the logo for Tokyo’s Olympics 2020: Crowdsourcing […]