Got Weeds?

 Beautiful?  Ugly? If we didn’t know…if we didn’t surround our vision with…”understanding, contextualization, knowledge, experience”    then could this field of yellow blossoms just be beautiful?  Bright, delicate, nature’s greeting, whispering sunshine, a reminder of eternal rotation, repetition, renewal?    But no.   They are weeds.  We know this.  Symbols of neglect, stubborn roots, plants to destroy,Continue reading “Got Weeds?”

Match Dot Com (ments)

Hey everyone, I’m back. For now. Match Dot Com. First, let’s be clear – seeking connections online is risky.  Duh… Seeking connections by looking at a few selfies and reading  “summaries” is pretty absurd, yes?  I get that.  But the idea/the expectation of finding a few folks to get to know with a few clicksContinue reading “Match Dot Com (ments)”

Oh Mom, you’re (still) embarrassing me…

  Oh Mom, you’re (still) embarrassing me (50 + years later). Oh Mom, do you have to make friends with every clerk, waiter, counter person, professional person who is employed to provide you a service of any kind? I read an article recently about how much New Yorkers prefer their quick, no-nonsense eateries and otherContinue reading “Oh Mom, you’re (still) embarrassing me…”

Monday Musings: Architecture Matters

How do the shapes of buildings affect us? Inside and out?  Positive space, negative space, the contours of the air, the contours of the pillars or rooftops?  How do these “real” shapes change us on any given day?  How do these shapes affect our thoughts and feelings?  Our whole minds, our whole selves?  Architecture 101Continue reading “Monday Musings: Architecture Matters”