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Autumnal Mental Celerity

I don’t know what it is about the Fall, but it tingles my senses and excites something in me. I feel a great deal of hope for personal productivity. Projects blossom in my mind, creativity becomes a force around me like the wind, and all things seem possible. Having three…Continue Reading

The Year is 2035…

Perhaps some of you are aware of Charles Lindbergh’s other work.  Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1927, but a few years later he was able to get some time with the surgeon, Dr. Alexis Carrel to discuss some common interests.  It turns out that Lindbergh believed it to be…Continue Reading

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

I broke out of my comfort zone in two big ways this weekend; both involving drumming. When it comes to personal challenges, those involving my creative efforts are the most difficult to engage. A failure at something coming from creativity is a personal one, to me. However, I don’t feel…Continue Reading

TED – Ideas Worth Spreading

Technology, Entertainment, and Design. TED, for short. Where the most innovative, brilliant people of our time talk on issues that are important to the world. TED began back in 1984 and represented those three concepts; technology, entertainment, and design. Since then, the genres have expanded, but the goal remains the…Continue Reading

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

TED.com speaker, Sir Ken Robinson, delights the audience with his clever wit and poignant message on the worldwide problem of education systems. My aunt in Pasadena, California is a teacher to early elementary school children and can probably speak on this fact. I have had at least one conversation with…Continue Reading

The Philosophy of Creative Energy

I heard an interesting perspective from a devout Christian man the other day and have come around to finally closing my thoughts on the matter. The discussion began as a consequence of a friend’s comment, “my brother is a Christian and a musician, but not a Christian musician.” Just so…Continue Reading

Halloween @ Work

As is custom in many workplaces, today was a day of costume and creativity. Our campus was comprised of a number of people dressed-up in all manners. There was also a cube-decorating contest within each of our buildings. Being both a contractor and in temporary space, my team and I…Continue Reading