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Dreaming the Impossible

‘If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales’ … 732 more words

Patience and Process

Everything’s got a process. The seasons, falling in love, solving a problem, making a meal, setting sail, etc.

So, too, with art.

With design, it’s largely a mental process. 584 more words


What Inspires You

We just finished up a big round of snow here in the Northeast. Great buckets of it swirling like a mad dance – not a soft, dreamy snowfall, but an angry, wicked one – piling up a few feet of fluffy white by the end. 575 more words


Gaia Revisited

Lovelock – where is our species headed?

When James Lovelock sprang to the attention of the wider public in the 1970s with his Gaia hypothesis, not all mainstream scientists were enthused. 619 more words



Reflections on the Space Race

I have been following with interest the space “mission” of British astronaut Tim Peake. Yesterday, he became the first Brit to do a space walk. 631 more words

Life And The Universe

The End of My January Doldrums

This time of year always feels so odd to me.

Last year around this time, I began the new year having quit my leadership position at job#2, to begin prepping for the MCAT. 166 more words


Blank Canvas

“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art – write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. 65 more words