Imagination

May 20, 2017

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.” ~ Carl Sagan

How to live

Oct 20, 2014

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Infinite

Sep 13, 2014

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.” – John Muir

On the Road

Aug 30, 2014

“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” – Kerouac

Creativity

Jun 14, 2014

“In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude” – Rollo May

The Sea

Apr 24, 2014

for whatever we lose (like a you or a me), it’s always our self we find in the sea. – e.e. cummings

Perseverance

Mar 12, 2014

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

Forces

May 27, 2012

“Don’t fight forces, use them.” – Buckminster Fuller

On Wealth

May 10, 2012

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. – Thoreau

Great Things

Mar 15, 2012

Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. – Jack Kerouac Via explore

On Creativity

Oct 25, 2011

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. And the reason they […]

On Creativity

Jun 26, 2011

Even more so than inspiration, creativity requires dedication.

Old Wisdom

Jan 31, 2007

Came across these two Chinese proverbs tonight while looking through old notes. – If you are in a hurry you will never get there. – Set yourself as the standard.

082905

Aug 29, 2005

“Geeking is not about high tech. It’s about taking stuff apart and putting it together and making something new. It’s about curiosity and tinkering, whether it be with gardens, vacuum tubes or PHP.” – Caterina Fake

Hacker Ethic

Aug 17, 2005

“In general I have a hacker ethic regarding my work: I don’t really want my job to be neatly divisible from my life. The concepts and ideas that I bring to both are the same. ” – Jessamyn West

081505

Aug 15, 2005

“It’s a matter of projecting a persona and your perception of me.”