Give me constraints, give me creativity

  If someone challenged you to write a book using only 50 words, could you do it? How creative do you think you could be?  That’s just what Theodore Geisel did when his editor bet him that he couldn’t write a children’s book using just 50 words. Can you guess which book was the result? […]


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Airplane Safety Talk a la Dr. Seuss

If you’ve ever been an airplane you’ll have, no doubt, sat through the requisite safety talk.   The one you’re supposed to pay attention to.  After all, what could be more important than knowing how to get out of the plane in an emergency? Plenty. Folks ignore the safety talk plenty.  Enter creative ways to get […]


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Thanks for the gifts: grace under grit and reducing baggage

‘Tis the season to sweat about gifts.  What to buy for who.  Bumping elbows in sardine packed malls is the norm. For many, later today recycling bins will be overflowing with torn gift wrap.   Piles of gifts will have been opened.  Stuffed stomachs will vie for space on couches equally stuffed with visiting family […]


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