… and their lack of new shoes. They are in EXACTLY the same boat as my poor old website! I’m delighted that I am so busy with awesome clients that i don’t have time to update my own website… but that’s such a poor reflection on me as a co-pilot! Sheesh! It’s shameful, really, that … Read morethe poor cobbler’s children…
So I was tuned into the Badass Conference today…one of the best things i’ve done in a while, i might add. Among the many badasses interviewed, one was Tommy Walker. Now, admittedly, i’d never heard of Tommy before, and when his mug popped up on the video stream i thought, “hm, kinda looks badass, but … Read moreahhh…reality.
I say, unequivocally, YES! Though some might wonder “what it’s all about,” ultimately, the Occupy Movement (to my mind, at least) is about awakening, engaging and empowering the average citizen out of their/our apathetic slumber…and into action. Action on inequality and injustice. Even if that action is merely clicking “like” on facebook, it’s still more … Read moreAre we – the 99% – making a difference? Occupy today.
today my mom shared a video with me… one i must admit i wish i had seen 25 years ago. (except its only 6 years old) the video is Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford University Commencement Address. i’ve been to a few commencements (not my own yet, tho) and i’m pretty sure none of them were … Read morethis life… are we doing it right?
So, in this past year of reduction & renovation in our lives, we’ve come to learn a few things about ourselves and our approach to life. I was spurred to write this after reading Leo Babauta’s short dissertation on minimalism. He advocates avoiding the advertising and media that fans the flames of material desire. Now… … Read morewhat leaves you wanting…
Every day I become a little less tolerant of our so-called charter of rights & freedoms… precisely because our government seems to think they can just erode & eradicate the pieces within it at their whim & fancy. Here’s a good example… According to our friends at OpenMedia.ca: The government is set to ram through … Read moreStand up and say WTF????
I wish all teachers had this attitude… It’s god damned brilliant. Thank you, Taylor… you totally rock my world. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxsOVK4syxU
Sonya Renee believes that what women deserve is something better… i would agree with her, but i wouldn’t stop there. We ALL deserve better – from our governments, our agencies, our service providers… ourselves. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOV7RyHjl5c&feature=related Sonya Renee’s passionate piece about choice is just the tiny tip of the iceberg… choice about our bodies is just … Read moreBecause we ALL deserve better
recently i’ve engaged in a discussion on linkedin among other web professionals, about pricing. i was beginning to feel pretty ok – that my pricing was reasonable, thoughtful, affordable and not out of the realm of the reality of my trade. there were many of us who all worked within the same ballpark. then, today, … Read moreget right-sized already…
ever get the feeling that you’ve been living someone else’s life? i think that’s true for most of my life. i’m still trying to find MINE. when i was a kid, it was so simple… i was a dancer, plain & simple. Dance class 3-5 days a week, recitals, rehearsals, performances, workshops… dance was my … Read moremy life… or someone else’s?