Happy February!

February is thought of as a month to appreciate love and loved ones. In celebration of that theme, I am posting the video of the Free Hugs Campaign event that I was a part of back in June 2012. The campaign reaches out to others under the premise that,  “Sometimes, Continue Reading →

Nature Is Amazing In Slow Motion

Have you ever taken the time to think about what really happens around us when living things- insects, cats, people move? There is more than meets the eye in these seemingly simple movements. These three videos by The Slow Mo Guys on YouTube show you exactly why that damselfly may Continue Reading →

Happy Beltane/MayDay!

Happy Beltane/May Day, everyone! In celebration of Beltane/May Day, I’m posting up a bawdy little song about May celebrating that is straight from the Renaissance. I used to sing this and other madrigal songs when I was in madrigal choir in high school. Really though, pay attention to the words Continue Reading →

Children & Art >> Sunday Sense

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso  (Spanish Artist and Painter: 1881-1973) Here is one of the first Sunday Sense posts I’ve done in a while. I hope it inspires all you readers with children in your lives. Continue Reading →

Vote! Art of Manliness Put Up Your Dukes contest

Some shameless advertising for a friend of mine, but admittedly, it is a really fun contest. Vote James T. O'Neill in the Art of Manliness Put Up Your Dukes contest! Your support is appreciated. http://t.co/1InJOGV — Jose Feliciano (@lifeclearhazy) August 17, 2011

Lucas Carpenter playing “Can’t Take It Back”

Here is Lucas Carpenter (who I posted about before) playing his song “Can’t Take It Back,”  and joined on the 12-string by Aurelien Budynek (from Cindy Blackman Group, DareDevil Squadron). He’s even nice enough to provide lyrics and the guitar tabs. This song is my favorite on his recent album, Continue Reading →

The Power of Words >> Sunday Sense

This Sunday Sense post was inspired by Kim’s May 15th, 2011 post (It’s a Beautiful Day and I Can’t See It) on her blog The Creative Addiction Blog. It is the first ever video “Sunday Sense” post. I watched it there first and haven’t been able to forget it since. Despite the fact Continue Reading →

Mi Nuevo Proyecto: Diseño de Apartamento

Tengo la intención de mover mi cama aquí y usar libreros para crear un muro. Decidí ya que sólo estará en este espacio por un corto tiempo, no lo voy a pintar, aunque el amarillo no es mi color favorito. Si usted tiene alguna idea, no dude en enviar un Continue Reading →

QR Codes As Fine Art; Today Your Home, Tomorrow the Louvre (via HughBriss)

QR codes, those funky images made of a bunch of little squares that anyone with a smartphone can scan to reveal a message or link to your website are becoming fine art you can hang on your walls. Check out this great new trend, showing how modern advertising can also Continue Reading →

Practical Applications: DIY Guide to Repurposing Wine Bottles (via brookelauren’s finest)

I saw this post and absolutely loved the photos for one and the creativity. Considering my fiancée and I are wine fans and don’t always want to part with the pretty bottles, these creative ideas were perfect. Read for yourself: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ White Wine and I have a little thing going Continue Reading →