Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in Review

It’s been a good year.  Thank you to everybody that stopped by and had a read.  I appreciate your attention.  Encouragingly, more of you came to this blog than ever before (more readers than on any one day before, just … Continue reading

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The Social Media Curtain

It was supposed to make everyone everybody else’s friend.   It was touted as the solution to growing fragmentation and a step toward social cohesion.  It might have even been the ascent of the first wrung of the ladder toward true … Continue reading

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Fantasy Humanity

Imagine if somebody decided to declare active and total war on one of the most brilliant manifestations of nature.  Let’s say that in the name of ecology, sustainability and saving the planet, somebody sought to destroy all orchids, as an … Continue reading

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How to be First

It’s a characteristic of creative and artistic people that they are often highly capable of intuiting what will come next, what should come next or what people will want next, then making that into reality.  They sense the future and … Continue reading

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An Antidote for Over Ambition

Maybe you do this too.  It’s sometimes very tempting to become so enamoured with your goals and projects that you allow them to inflate in an uncontrolled, unconstrained way.  They grow in ambition, through successive revisions, made in your own … Continue reading

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