Category Archives: Diary

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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APPRECIATIVE LISTENING: watchful feelingness

Which way are you listing? open, sourced? foundation: sharing. –––––––––––––––– Vince — good question last night, listening into our meeting; “how does a meeting with people that you’ve never met becomes a familial love / hug fest?” Silence — and … Continue reading

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My house, held. And the work in it.

Thinking about the iconography of place, what’s made in it. What are the talismans of your place? A person stopped by my condominium, asking to borrow a can opener. Peering into my place, she said — “are you moving?” As … Continue reading

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Focused attention. Seeing in-to things.

When you’re looking at something, how closely are you tuned? I was watching people watch. This is a habit. That is, studying people as they “study” — watching to see how people are paying attention. This couldn’t be any more … Continue reading

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Tumble

I was thinking about the right ideas, that come from the tumble of those that try, but fail. Those that stumble, and find. These that jumble and arrive at the new. There is tumble, stumble, jumble — and topple. They’re … Continue reading

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