My Blog

Coffee Label Design – Biscuits Cafe

Nullam ornare, sem in malesuada sagittis, quam sapien ornare massa, id pulvinar quam augue vel. Praesent leo orci...
0 Comment

Rowan Gets a New Room

My son inherited the under-the-sea room when we bought this house. The previous owner had hand painted this beautiful mural which

0 Comment

Mission Montessori

My daughter, Willow graduated 8th grade at Mission Montessori last night. Next year is high school. Gone is the small classroom and tight

0 Comment

Garage to Office Conversion

Day 1: After about five hours of rearranging, I was able to get everything out of the third garage bay and

7 Comment

Speaking at WordCamp SF

I’m excited to be speaking at WCSF this year. There is a true-myth amongst designers that time tracking or billing

1 Comment

"The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it's to create a culture where everyone can have ideas and feel that they're valued. So it's much more about creating climates."

- Sir Ken Robinson

"The customer rarely buys what the company thinks it sells them. One reason for this is, of course, that nobody pays for a ‘product.’ What is paid for is satisfaction."

- Peter Drucker

Speaking at WordCamp LAX

WordCamp keeps getting better. WCLAX has taken on the challenge of speaking to the growing and diverse interests of those who love

0 Comment

Why Designer’s Hate Tracking Their Time

It is understandable way designers don’t enjoy tracking their time. Time works against them and several ways. Designers often take

0 Comment

Speaking at WordCamp Phoenix

This year I had the pleasure of of speaking at WordCamp Phoenix. You Know it’s Good, Cause it’s Blue. How

0 Comment

Create Meaning

Making stuff is in my DNA. As long as I can remember, I’ve enjoyed drawing, building, and crafting. In art

0 Comment

A beautiful chain of events.

Rowan lost a tooth the day before yesterday. According to Cricket’s tradition, she placed the tooth in a sandwich baggie

0 Comment

"This is the futurist's dilemma: Any believable prediction will be wrong. Any correct prediction will be unbelievable. Either way, a futurist can't win. He is either dismissed or wrong. Except if he hits that razor's edge between the two realms, right on the cusp between plausibility and fantasy, where it is almost true in the improbable future. This is the sweet spot that science fiction authors aim for. Occasionally one hits it."

- Arthur C. Clark

Free Range

Our rain barrels are a success and just in time for monsoon season. We are full to the brim with

0 Comment

Ten things I did on the weekend

I had a great three day weekend with my family. We used our time to get some needed things done

0 Comment