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Thankful For…Part 2


Posted By on Nov 28, 2013

Here’s the rest of what I’m thankful for below [continued from part 1]. Obviously, this is just a snapshot of a never ending list. The freedoms [to vote, choose health care, etc.] that this country has Our military, armed forces, police, firemen, and all the people that are involved in protecting and uplifting our great nation The choice that my dad made to join the U.S. Navy [go Navy!] because he brought my family to the...

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Thankful For…Part 1


Posted By on Nov 28, 2013

So I decided to do this as well, but mainly to realize and remember ALL my blessings [good, bad and mixed]: A temp job – it’s a job, I should not complain, it’s related to what I do, and it’s a paycheck A roof over my head – sure, it’s our last debt, and we are able to pay that monthly mortgage Our paid off cars – they smell and sound their age, and they still run Thrift store clothing because...

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Crazy Cool Christmas Gifts Part 1


Posted By on Nov 26, 2013

Here’s some bizarre Christmas gifts I’ve compiled, for you eclectic folks, from some of my favorite sites [ThinkGeek, Uncommon Goods, Fast Company, Dodeline, Whispering Willow, Moma]: 1. Fried Chicken Candles 2. Kinetic Light Newton’s Cradle 3. Whispeing Willow Flax Pillows 4. DIY Lip Balm Kit 5. Andy Warhol magnet set 6. Bacon Soap 7. Rewined Candles – local wine flavored candles, made in recycled wine...

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Friday night’s takeaway from James White // Signal Noise was this: You don’t know where your work will end up if you don’t put it out there. He also went on to say: Do it. Do it today or do it tomorrow, because no one is ever going to know your work, if you don’t put it out there. I would gladly post notes, but I actually found a video of his presentation that was quite similar to Friday night. Of course, you...

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Tonight’s post is a quick rant about my recent discovery of my current job title and how I’m feeling about it. So even though my elevator pitch is “graphic designer”, I’ve come to recognize that for the last 15+ years, I’m more of a production designer. I produce someone else’s creative ideas – at least by day. By day, I mean by the companies that I’ve been employed by. Sure, some...

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Design Resources Global


Posted By on Nov 21, 2013

Since yesterday’s post was about local design resources, I wanted to share some of the global design resources I use and often visit. I’ve included some web design links as well. Coroflot – design link that posts jobs and articles CreativeBloq – cool Core77 – industrial design Behance – online porfolio site that brought 99u 99u – awesome resource that encourages ACTION, especially for...

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