“I believe that it is difficult to kill an idea because ideas are invisible and contagious, and they move fast. Ideas spring up where you do not expect them, like weeds, and are as difficult to control. I believe that repressing ideas spreads ideas.” Neil Gaiman
And so, our job is to allow time and space for our own ideas to germinate and grow.

Nail It Down

IMG_1234Secure a fine sheet of paper. Think about and record 25 things you love. Put the list aside for a few days. During the interim, notice what you really like, in art, music, people, adventures, scenery and life stories. Return to the list and revise. Repeat often and enjoy your new-found life.

Life Requires a White Board

As people’s thoughts swirl about in conversation or the media, don’t you sometimes wish you could track them on a white board? Write them clearly, determine the bias, the expected outcomes and who would benefit. Then, who would be the loser in the deal? Is it fair? Is it benevolent or mean spirited? Would the future be better if it happened?
Lay it out in black and white for all to see.
I’m off for awhile to see family in the east. For sure, I’ll be getting photo shots and observing people while there. More later…

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