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The Compound Effect

I recently read Darren Hardy’s book “The Compound Effect” and felt it was so awesome that I needed to summarize what I heard. A little background on Darren, he is the founding director of SUCCESS magazine, keynote speaker, corporate advisor and mentor to CEO’s and entrepreneurs. 575 more words

General Yoga

Negativity Influences

Have you ever noticed the influences of negativity? Every so often, I hear some people swearing away. Some say that swear words are just words, that really they don’t have any significant impact compared to other words. 97 more words

Random Thoughts

Dorothea Lange's America

In a couple of days, on September 18th, there is a new exhibit of the photos of Dorothea Lange opening at the Fenimore Art Museum… 365 more words

Favorite Things

Business Model Generation

I’m in the middle of a Business Model Generation workshop led by Kristine Maltrud of ArtSpark. We’re a small group of artists with a wide range of experiences. 515 more words

Creative Practice

Queen's Prize AS XLIX

Over the weekend was Queen’s Prize Tournament, which is a time for Calontir artists that do not already have a Grant of Arms or above (so, Laurels, Silver Hammers, and Calon Lilies cannot participate as an entrant) to make something and get feedback from judges. 1,126 more words


Dr. Feelgood or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crue

So we all know I’m a music fan. I was fortunate enough to get to see Alice Cooper and Motley Crue live this past weekend. I get I’ve posted a bit about the show during  the past couple days, itself, but in a nutshell… 2,871 more words


An Art with Many Influences

I visited Turkey in summer 1968. Even though my flight was seven hours late, the Korean Ambassador was waiting there to greet me with about one hundred other people. 303 more words