Fat Girl,

The Last Air-Bender Win and Fail.

March 22, 2011 0 Comments

As a series: unfailingly win (though grantedly annoying at times, mostly because I can’t stand male ego and super angst displayed in some of the characters).

As a movie by M. Night Shyamalan: unfailingly…well, fail.

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Hershel.

January 8, 2011 0 Comments

My grandfather passed away this morning. He died in his recliner, coffee cup beside him, half-empty packet of tobacco sticking out of his pocket (with a wad in his mouth), watching the WVU pre-game. Heart attack — his fourth one, though first in over a decade. He was 78 years old.

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Killing trees and getting personal.

December 2, 2010 0 Comments

I am a tactile person. I like to feel the paper, I like to interact with it. I like to draw on it and immediately draw connections in my mind. I retain what I’ve read much better away from the screen when my interaction with it is physical and immediate. I feel far removed from my work on the computer. I feel deeply connected to what I actually touch.

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The importance of education.

October 22, 2010 0 Comments

The only design education that is of any importance is the education you give yourself — the education that you demand and steal wherever you can, whenever you can, as much as you can, as long as you can.

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