Seeds of patience

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Seeds. Those things that hold more inside them than can be comprehended. Seeds of all kinds are fascinating to me. An entire plant's DNA is contained in the tiniest of cases. What the plant will grow to be is already present. With the … Continue reading Seeds of patience

Buttoned up and on the books

My adjunct instructor gig is finished for another semester. A couple years ago I was asked to be the graphic design "resource" for the Strategic Campaigns senior capstone course at our local journalism school. I'd been a lab instructor for this same course since 2006 so I was very familiar with its content and expectations. … Continue reading Buttoned up and on the books


The year 2020 is finished and most of us are more than ready to move on and embrace a new year. For many of us, the faster we can forget 2020, the better. Many of us are adopting Paul's words from Philippians when he said, One thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining … Continue reading Hindsight