I was talking to a friend about ridings (like districts) in Canadian politics and he asked what the origin of the word riding was. I had never even thought about it, and we decided it was probably something like how far a British person could ride his horse before hitting someone else’s territory or to [...]
I found this absolutely amazing website, Spoonflower, that’s sort of like Threadless+Etsy for fabric. You can create your own designs, you can vote on other people’s, or you can buy designs made by other people. I found FOUR different ninja fabric patterns on here suitable for my nephew’s pencil case.
Well it seems that everybody, the New York Times, Washington Post, etc has been reporting on this story I found about Oprah visiting India and being ridiculous. So I thought I better just post this blog. Oprah has two episodes of her exploration of India in which she for some reason decides to forget she’s [...]
I have one niece and one nephew who are starting kindergarten in September. My niece’s birthday party is this weekend so I decided to make her a little personalized pencil case. I’m doing the same for my nephew but his design will be really different.
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I just discovered this guy Jon Millward who seems to take what I think about doing, and do it, at least more often than me. Here he decided that after hearing stories from women about being harassed on online dating sites, and men saying they never get a message, he would set up a simple [...]
A project by James Loveday: Over a period of several months I placed adverts on Craigslist offering a free portrait to anyone who wanted to come to my studio in Brooklyn and have it taken. Each time a person or people would come, I’d have everything set up and over the course of an hour [...]
Oh yes… I rank #7 in the Amazon category “Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Nonfiction > Religion & Spirituality > New Age > Meditation” (and #2799 in all free Amazon books…) Woohoo! To be clear, you don’t need to own a kindle to download my book. But what I do need is people to [...]
Chapter 1 – Turtle Shades of Black Gregory Turtle just couldn’t bring himself to draw his body into his shell. Not for lack of trying. When he was younger he had attempted it all: closing his eyes as he drew his head towards his shell, focusing on his breath, even throwing on headphones and distracting [...]
As many of you know, I was a very excited early-ish iPhone adopter and I looooved my iPhone 3G. Up until the last 6 months of its stay with me. It started to get really buggy. It often took 4 or 5 minutes to open an application – not including the times it just wouldn’t [...]