Category “Errata”

Be Eh En Eh En Eh Es

Be Eh En Eh En Eh Es

“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.”

Marcus Aurelius

Big. Old. Bag of Trash

Big. Old. Bag of Trash

This one’s going out to Donald J. Trump, a big (old) bag of trash. Who would think he still had the ability to surprise us with his vile, self-serving behavior?! And yet Donald Trump’s tweet about banning transgender people from the military was shocking. Fuck that guy.

Wash the nauseating narcissism from your brain with this lovely TED Talk from human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson.

…ultimately, our humanity depends on everyone’s humanity. I’ve learned very simple things doing the work that I do. I’ve come to understand and to believe that each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done. I believe that for every person on the planet. I think if somebody tells a lie, they’re not just a liar. I think if somebody takes something that doesn’t belong to them, they’re not just a thief. I think even if you kill someone, you’re not just a killer. And because of that there’s this basic human dignity that must be respected by law.

 

True Story

Spotted in Portland: a woman wearing a shirt that said

Old Genealogists Never Die; They Just Lose Their Census

Blender without Lid

Blender without Lid

Painting with spatters is totally fun and releases the inner child! Only, now I’m out of red ink!

A better mousetrap

A better mousetrap

Yeah! This cat is totally better than the old cat! I am learning! (Quick strokes instead of slow ones, whenever possible. The fewer brushstrokes, the better. Something in motion instead of something still.)

As a reward for myself I will soon remove the old cat from the Wall of Shame. In theory I will improve & remove all the Wall of Shame drawings until they are ALL GONE.

Oh frabjous day! Could Allison actually finish a self-imposed project?

This weekend I thought about all the design-related things I want to get done before the end of the year, and I thought about how much time I have left before that deadline, and I decided that I needed a new strategy. This new strategy is called

DESIGN

ALL THE TIME