Category Archives: Ideas

solar tilapia covers

Often on these lazy Saturday mornings (when I can’t sleep in past 7), I find myself wondering:   How can I make SOLAR FREAKING ROADWAYS happen? …It would be such nice. Here’s to more tron and less dead meese. Non sequitur … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ outside da box

A nice and vague New Year’s Resolution! To think beyond my default setting: Better said by the late David Foster Wallace.

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gravy to eat, naps to conquer

In the wake of my third half marathon (one more time!), here are some running tidbits: an entertaining perspective on running, from the Oatmeal a terrifying and thoughtful podcast on the Kalenjin’s running prowess mah swag:

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space – it is nice

Watching the Overview Effect reminds me of my favorite TS Elliot quote: We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. … Continue reading

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breakfast = painting, panic and inspiration

Lately I’ve been whiling away my breakfasts painting over an old sketch (posted earlier), listening to some silly alternative rock pop, and discovering these amazing illustrated quotes by Gavin Aung Than. Never skip the most important meal of the day.

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they didn’t turn the circus into a [chair], but they did turn the [Eames] office into a circus

Circuses are awesome… for visual inspiration, their carefully orchestrated chaos, and “not showing the blood” that goes into any good product. (For more on circuses, design and awesome, please see Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter)

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Feet for thought?

Barefoot College teaches ‘uneducated’ rural women to become solar engineers, and bring electricity to their home villages. VANS: A sketch of my sister’s favorite shoes.

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Garden therapy, and a boat

Gardening is the most therapeutic and defiant act you can do, especially in the inner city. Plus you get strawberries. – said Ron Finley in this sweet TED talk … Happy spring! Here is a boat drawing. Quick sketch of … Continue reading

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fanatically* feminist friday

Once upon a time, N64 was developing a time-traveling, dinosaur-fighting adventure game with a… with a female lead character? Named Krystal. Close to release, the whole thing was sacked, and Krystal became a sideshow in a Star Fox game. . . . … Continue reading

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