With everything that is expected of you to keep your boat afloat, it's all too easy to skimp on peripheral tasks (and rightly so). But one of the most important investments you could be making for your business is often one of the most overlooked. And, that's blogging.
Thus far, the journey of teaching myself graphic design has been a fun one. Here are a few lessons I've learned in the past five days. I like the Steampunk style. I always wondered what it was about animals in top hats that I liked so much. But it's not just that--the imaginative marriage between [...]
Recently, I've started to embrace my role as an all-around creative. I've always been someone who seems to have a knack for creative endeavors, but I've only ever invested in one or two avenues. So, I've decided to invest in and begin learning graphic design.
I heard the question, but I was a mist, trying to catch up with the moment, and choking on my emotions. I heard it again (“What’s her name?”), but it was an echo in the distance, a faint and muddled inquiry in stupefied ears. I couldn’t respond.
A full cast of medical staff swirled about the room like a Broadway dream-scene dance number. I was little more than a prop, frozen and dimly lit–an unremarkable tree tucked ignominiously in the background of a delivery room set. Lindsey, in the spotlight, played the role of the suffering queen while a princess emerged on center stage in nothing short of horrifying fashion.
Having skipped the usually-immediate skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby, the nurse snatched our child and rushed her to the scale. It was then that I heard another, more familiar, voice begging beneath the noise.
“Is she breathing?” The…
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What do you think about that? That. That word, that. Like the word thing, it is a sneaky, weed-like thing waste of space that nudges, nudging its way in to poison content with needless excess. We think that we need it as a bridging word or we just use it out of habit, but most of the time, the thing [...]