Not All Artists Wear Capes

Puzzle mashup of train and horse

Tim Klein is equal parts artist, comedian, and cornball. And if what he does doesn't bring a smile to your face, then there's somethin' wrong witcha'. Klein creates puzzle mashups. And they are truly great. And as an enthusiastic public speaker, I'm available to giveĀ a fun 20-to-45-minute talk and slideshow about my adventures with the … Continue reading Not All Artists Wear Capes

Easier said than done

This is by far the best piece of modern self-help writing I have read in several years. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck is obviously eye-catching, but goes surprisingly deep without wearing out the obvious schtick. I highly recommend the book. Because when we give too many fucks, when we choose to give … Continue reading Easier said than done

A Stone of Hope

"Out of a mountain of despair, a stone of hope."MLK Memorial The MLK Memorial is by far the more engaging and dynamic design of the monuments on The National Mall. Rather than enshrine or entomb the leader, the entire memorial site is a manifestation of Martin Luther King Jr's words, beliefs, and actions. It's heavy … Continue reading A Stone of Hope