Tag: Ideas

  • December 13, 2023

    December 13, 2023

    It’s more like me to have an idea that I won’t follow through on than it is for me to see one of them through. There are a number of reasons for this, one being that I have too many ideas. This doesn’t stop me from preparing myself to eventually get to the project and…

  • June 24, 2023

    June 24, 2023

    Crafting a pen from wedding flowers is my latest endeavor. Gluing delicate petals to a dowel, casting them in resin, and turning them into pen blanks requires patience and attention. It is a slow and uncertain process, but the fusion of sentiment and craftsmanship makes it worthwhile.

  • May 20, 2023

    May 20, 2023

    What limits should be placed on the things we write? Are there lines we shouldn’t cross? Should we attempt to breach certain conventions? Whose opinion and/or feelings is it okay to ignore?

  • Quiet the actions, uphold the ideas and values

    Quiet the actions, uphold the ideas and values

    Doing something worth writing about has been particularly challenging for me, especially as of late. Perhaps, it isn’t so much about the “doing” itself as it is about understanding the value in what I’m doing. As we go about our days, things happen. We are all doing something and are having an impact on the…

  • Incomplete Thoughts on Ideas

    Incomplete Thoughts on Ideas

    It’s a wonder, isn’t it, that an idea was ever had at all. Whence did one, any one, originate? How, pray tell, did it arrive? For how long, no one knows, will it stay?

  • I’m going to talk a little bit more

    I’m going to talk a little bit more

    I’m part of a book club at work. It’s the first book club I’ve been a member of. We’re currently reading a book about equity in education. There’s a lot to talk about and I’ve been speaking up more than I normally would.

  • Blogging, Vlogging, and Podcasting | Episode 3: Keeping Track of Your Ideas

    Blogging, Vlogging, and Podcasting | Episode 3: Keeping Track of Your Ideas

    Anecdote In a 2013 study, researchers Kathleen Vohs, Joseph Redden, and Ryan Rahinel found the that a disorderly space can have a positive impact on behaviour. They found that people are more likely to be creative when in a disorderly space than when in an orderly one. They did this through three experiments.

  • Idea About Ideas

    Idea About Ideas

  • Making Time

    Making Time

    Productive people fascinate me. You know, people who are prolific. The people who get a lot of things done amaze me. I admire their ability to set to a task and complete it, while also juggling new ideas and other commitments.