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What I have learned in one day

What I have learned in one day is t h a t : ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– E V E R Y D A Y i s a J O U R N E Y [SMALL OR LARGE] ––– That: however long, difficult … Continue reading

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100 years | The Eagle Scout

The Legacy of the Eagle Scout Award This year, the badge and legacy of the Eagle Scout reaches back a century. In the Girvin family, this is a potent tradition. All of the Girvin brothers are Eagles. And the tradition … Continue reading

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The Watch

The Focus of Watch Fullness, Studying the Terrain Around You. I was hiking and, to every horizon line, path, water-lined and sanded beach and I studied the wind, the insects’ movement, the course of birds, the turning light and colour … Continue reading

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Gay Pride

Gay Pride I spent time at the Seattle Center today, Boeing PSC IMAX Theatre [Girvin did the logo for the complex, as well as the theatre, along with the signing treatments,] checking out the monster “Image Maximum” screen showing of … Continue reading

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A Visitation

A V I S I T A T I O N I’ve learned, over time — with hornets and other winged insects that they look for and follow the Light. Trap one in a room with windows and they will … Continue reading

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Into the Mist

Time ticks as you walk in the dark, emerging or failing light — and you realize that your true reliable momentum measure is the sound of your heels — moment to moment: pavement, gravel, pea, grass, chipped woods, snow and … Continue reading

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BONDING WITH A BIG BIRD

Attentionality, insight, focus and wildness, working and being with raptors. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– SOME of you might know, that growing up, I was really into raptors. Decades later, I still watch them, count them out — the roadside, waterside running — point … Continue reading

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Go slow, go sure

Sometimes the best path Is the slow and watchful. Sometimes in the planning of strategy, for your life, brands and other enterprises, striking out the mapping of the path — moving forward: slow down and study the surroundings as you … Continue reading

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THE GREEN MAN

THE GREEN MAN OF LIGHT |  A SHAPE-SHIFTING WANDERER I was seeing this, dreaming this, drawing this.  IN THE WOODS,  I WAS CONTEMPLATING THE GREEN LIGHT BUT IN THE GREEN LIGHT —  THERE WAS A WARM LIGHT,  a SUNNIER LIGHT … Continue reading

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the love of handwork | apple colourwash logo

the roots of making, by hand – Apple computer image above, tweet from HuffPst. In the beginnings, at Apple 70s, working for Steve, his driving curiosity was always about how to take the hand, into the computer – and mix/improve the outcomes – for … Continue reading

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