The Election, and all that

First. Lift your arms in the air. Tilt your head back. I’ve found it’s nearly impossible not to feel better after you do those things. Second. Name every president. And …

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Acts of Love

I’ve been busy, but busy is a good mode for me. My other constant mode is personal re-evaluation. A sort of assessment of where I am at, and where I …

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Goodybe to all that

I run a local interaction design group, aimed at providing continuing education and community for designers in New Jersey. At a social event, a fellow designer commented on how she …

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Hope, from God knows where

My friend works as an independent contractor; I saw her the other day, and, in asking how she was, discovered she was quite miserable; pressing a bit as to why, …

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Living in myth

A few weeks ago, the mailman came into my office and asked all of us sitting there if we had our guns. Such a statement would ordinarily cause alarm; instead, …

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Moving Pictures

We live, undoubtedly, in a time in which brevity is praised…this has resulted in modes of expression that restrict thought. We attempt to state what is happening in less than …

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Being There

At work one day this week I launched the web browser and found I still had not changed the default homepage, even after working there since July. For a brief …

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Crash

This past week, a young person ran into the back of my car. Oddly, I anticipated this…not that I am claiming I had a psychic moment; but in the line …

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Skype Hunting

In the country, there is a practical joke played on the urban or easily fooled. I sense there is a history to it because it was attempted to be played …

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Giving

We live in an era of promotion. Much of this, though is allusion. The complexity of a situation cannot be encapsulated in 40 characters, for instance; and we cannot really …

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