Yeah...once again, a turtle is the winner. Steven Johnson takes a look at creativity and the concept of the "slow hunch."
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...my former life, that is. And the lives of generations past. My husband and youngest daughter and I were out in the workshop today going thru boxes. Very dusty boxes...full of china, photos, negatives, letters...some had already fallen to the tiny teeth of mice and rats, but most was intact. I found a letter from … Continue reading Life in a box…
"A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again." ~ Alexander Pope ~ Essay on Criticism/1709 The process of choosing cameras is simple if you don't know anything. Just grab something bright and shiny in your price … Continue reading A “little” knowledge is a dangerous thing.
...in today's Stockton Record. For months the jobs listings have been lacking...lagging. Nonexistent. But today we have not one, not two or three, but SIX columns with employment offers. A small sign...but I take blessing small and large.
...the world of digital still photography. Got called back to teach as a stand-in for a former fellow teacher out on maternity leave. The class: P-H-O-T-O-G-R-A-P-H-Y. Aka painting with light. Wow...talk about reliving the past. The class has me riding the Way-Back Machine to the sixties and early seventies as I began my journey as … Continue reading Immersed in a frozen world…
The following is a cut and paste from the wordpress wizards. Interesting read. Enjoy the New Year and focus on what is important to you. Peace. Cyndy The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads … Continue reading 2010 in review
...for making the complex simple. Video codecs and more explained in simple terms at this site. (Sometimes someone else can say in a few words what I might take a posting or two to muddle through.)
Meet Gannon. Today (January 1, 2011)is very a very special day for this little pup. Today he goes off to school. Ya see (oops, first bad pun of the year), Gannon is a Guide Dogs for the Blind pup in training. He came into our family in October of '09 - and then we very … Continue reading Why is there a dog in the header?