I don’t know what Freud meant exactly, when he was quoted to say, “Sometimes a cigar, is just a cigar.” But, when I hear that, I gather he meant something about making a bigger deal out of things than they’re due. That’s true of both phallic symbols, and the creative product. I’ve done plenty of

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I’m willing to go out on a limb, and say I’ve been more guilty of this than you. That’s because I’ve been around for a few years, and I’ve spent plenty of my career being good and surly. Part of that is feeling entitled to be so, due to a creative temperament. Partly because it

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Why is a blank page so hard? I have no idea. We all experience the fear of it, and there’s often a point of pure dread at doing your first layout, sketch, idea, whatever. If you’ve ever felt like you were worthless, creatively, because you couldn’t seem to do anything good …welcome to my world.

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Weird things happen…

Friday, 10 May 2013 by

I was at the grocery store before coming home one night, buying stuff as usual. Chicken (skinless, boneless), organic greens, strawberries, raspberries, olive oil, brown rice, cans of tuna, cooking spices, soap, Qtips, and toilet paper. Me: I’ll pay through interac, thanks. Cashier: Okay sir, go ahead… Me: Do you offer cash-back at this location?

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The fight of your life…

Thursday, 09 May 2013 by

Facing real problems is tough. Trying to change something about yourself, or your life is not easy. In fact, it’s the hardest thing you’ll ever do. But, having the will to change, says something about you. Don’t be discouraged, …but be ready. You’re in for the fight of your life. Now, to qualify, I’m not

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I’m sitting here NOT doing the dishes. And, since I just started this blog a few hours ago, I concluded I can write something and NOT do the dishes for a little longer. Here goes… Truth. Perception. Reality. Truth is what happened. Perception is what value you assigned to it, or what you learned from

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