Monthly Archives: October 2016

Barren Workspaces

Have you ever noticed that artists’ studios and a typical office look very different? The former is filled with tools, reference materials, things to inspire and stimulate the imagination and a modicum of happy chaos. The latter is anonymous, regimented, … Continue reading

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The Extermination of Future Creativity

I’m a pretty creative guy. My brothers are too. My wife and I have two highly creative kids. We all like to make things, to produce useful things, to make a contribution and a difference. I’m sure that’s true of … Continue reading

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Creative Maintenance

Kurt Vonnegut noted, “Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.” The consequence, of course, is that everything we build, that has any longevity, eventually crumbles and decays. No matter … Continue reading

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Where’s Ya Bin?

Since I lasted posted, I’ve been to France, Italy, Switzerland and Hong Kong.  This has provided many new ideas for blog posts.  The struggle is to find the time to write them all.   My laptop is also misbehaving. Anyway, … Continue reading

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