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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Sleepless in Seattle

I am visiting Seattle; it’s been a great beak away..though during this break I have been working…I find the routine a good one, but many late nights…I love to work, …

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Your own guru

I’m not sure when, exactly, I discovered Alan Watts…I was in a mode of life where I was exploring new meaning, and he somehow came into view. Watts is seen …

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