Everything had to go smoothly on launch day if my cousin Tim Rhyno was to successfully float his new million dollar fishing boat. But of course it didn’t.
Archives for November 2014
Want to have some fun with your Yuletide ‘cheer’ this holiday season? Here are some ways to ignite your sense of adventure and explore the many options available for your holiday happy-hour.
100 Years 100 Faces of the Stampede was a ten day journey in the summer of 2012 to find 100 interesting faces on the Calgary Stampede grounds during the Stampede’s centennial year.
Kyudo, which literally means The Way of the Bow, is considered by many to be the purest of all the martial ways. In the past, the Japanese bow was used for hunting, war, court ceremonies, games, and contests of skill. The original word for Japanese archery was kyujutsu (bow technique) which encompassed the skills and techniques of the warrior archer.
Branson is the Las Vegas of the Midwest sans the liquor and debauchery. With many venues staging two to three performances a day, it’s Americana on steroids.
Usually on cloudy days most people are wishing for sun. I love cloudy days though because the clouds act as giant natural diffusers. Instead of the harsh sunlight the landscapes get a nice gentle cover of light.
There are laws going back millennia dealing with the “ownership” of DNA. The concept is called “slavery”.
Come in Spinner! Two Australian artists are hoping to raise $12,000 to take their very own Gum Nut Spinning Top to the world market. Their work is inventive, whimsical and playful. They are strongly influenced by the treasures and imagination of childhood.
There’s something calming about this time of year. The darkness invites a slowing down that our hyper-speed culture rejects the rest of the time. The browns and greys that fill the landscape call out for us to see beyond the surface, to imagine beyond the image we have of being alive.
I’d patch up my little ragamuffins and cart them to school, their hair looking like they had entered a Lord of the Flies fashion show. I wrote clearly on my daughter’s agenda:
THIS MONTH IS VERY BUSY FOR US AS WE’RE STARTING A NEW BUSINESS.
It was no lie!