What cultivates our gratitude, or our lack there of, is our attitude toward whatever we meet as our daily lives unfold. How we approach our work, how we respond to interactions with family, friends, or someone we just met – the words and energy we choose to useContinue reading “GREAT ATTITUDE YIELDS GRATITUDE”

Less – More

LIVING RIGHT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE COMPLICATED…. Speak Less – Listen More Say Less – Do More Complain Less – Work More Worry Less – Trust More Ride Less – Walk More Watch Less – Create More Eat Less – Chew More Yell Less – Laugh More Start Less – Finish More Correct Less – PreventContinue reading “Less – More”

Day 98 – Playing with Pixlr

Today’s first for the ‘one new thing a day for 100 days’ new years resolution was to use the free online image editor, Pixlr.   Pretty wild how easy it is these days to add overlays, fonts, personal effects, etc. to an image.  We have such easy access to distorting reality! Here are 2 examples of before/after:Continue reading “Day 98 – Playing with Pixlr”

Day 96- Annie Glass

Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” new years resolution was to take a free tour at the Annie Glass factory in Watsonville, CA. Our tour guide ended up being the production manager since the usual guide was home sick, we lucked out.. learned a ton! Yet again, I wasContinue reading “Day 96- Annie Glass”

Day 95- allied arts

Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” new years resolution was to visit the Allied Arts center in Menlo Park, CA.  I was working an event 2 miles away..lucked out on the location!  Every nook had something fun to offer.   Portola Art Gallery –   Seventeen award-winning artists exhibiting aContinue reading “Day 95- allied arts”

Day 83- whimsical whistle

Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” new year’s resolution was to blow a 3D printed works!  Thank you to the maker, Kylo.  Pictured below. The 3D printing process turns a whole object into thousands of tiny little slices, then makes it from the bottom-up, slice by slice. ThoseContinue reading “Day 83- whimsical whistle”

Day 70- Luzia: A Waking Dream of Mejico

Tonight’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” new years resolution was to see the Cirque du Soleil show Luzia: A Waking Dream of Mexico in San Jose. About LUZIA Discover LUZIA, where a waking dream transports you to an imaginary Mexico. Experience a wondrous world that inspires you to exploreContinue reading “Day 70- Luzia: A Waking Dream of Mejico”

Day 57- many hands

Legends say that hummingbirds float free of time, carrying our hopes for love, joy and celebration. Hummingbirds open our eyes to the wonder of the world and inspire us to open our hearts to loved ones and friends. Like a hummingbird, we aspire to hover and to savor each moment as it passes, embrace allContinue reading “Day 57- many hands”

Day 52- diamonds in your own backyard

Today’s first for the “one new thing  A day for 100 days” New Year’s resolution, was an unplanned plan B.  I lucked out when I 180’d out of commuter traffic (me and sitting like a duck don’t do well together :)) while I was en route to plan A.. good thing I acted on impulseContinue reading “Day 52- diamonds in your own backyard”

Day 50-writing with white

Today’s first  for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” New Year’s resolution was using a  White gel pen while making notecards out of my photos.  I make cards all the time but typically use card stock that is light enough for a black pen. It was fun to change it up.  TheContinue reading “Day 50-writing with white”