Where possible, add creativity

I had to stop when I passed this bicycle. What a cool tire! The manufacturer could have stuck with a standard (boring) tread pattern but instead opted for this fun flower pattern, reflecting the pattern used on the fenders. Takeaway: what are some ways you can add fun to what you create?

Abundance

We love open houses. Visiting a home that’s for sale reveals a lot about the people selling the home. Their lives are on display for guests to see. Some homes are time capsules — nothing has been changed for twenty years or more. Other homes have been cleaned up and fitted with the latest accessories and …

Just because

The human spirit knows no bounds. Or so they say. Instead, I’d rephrase that idea by saying that human creativity is unlimited. There are infinite combinations of what we crazy humans will put together. Think of snowflakes. They say that every one is different. Likewise, the variety of what humans can create is incredible. Sometimes …

Portland

Portland is a crazy place. (We just returned from a family vacation that included a few days in Portland.) I knew that I wanted to get to know the city ever since seeing Portlandia. I was not disappointed. Plus: Powell’s is perhaps the finest bookstore on the planet. Besides stocking an amazing range of books …