Blogging Insights – Editing

Do you edit your work before posting it? I typically edit a lot before posting, but that may have to change soon due to recent obligations. I miss blogging, and I may have to sacrifice editing in order to just get my ideas out. Apart from correcting typos and spellings , how much (if any)…

A2Z 2021 – Birds – Falcon

Featured Photo by Viktor Jakovlev on Unsplash Physical Description: The falcon has a curve at the end of its beak that is sometimes referred to as a hook. Peregrine falcons average 17 inches in length, with a wingspan of about 42 inches and an average weight of about 2.5 pounds Geographic Distribution: Falcons are found…

#FOWC – The Pizzazz Behind Kinetic Typography

For the past couple of months, I’ve been consumed with this idea of “kinetic typography”, an animation technique mixing motion and text to express ideas using video animation. Kerri Paulazzo created such a cool, energetic video to the beat of Fall Out Boy. Definitely adds a lot of pizzazz to stationary text!

Part 2: Navigating Political Discussion with Family Members

Hello! Yesterday I posted some philosophical thoughts in Part 1: Reflections on “The Drowning Child”. I concluded that post with this question which I wanted to explore more in depth today: “If we are obligated to save the life of a child in need, is there a fundamental difference between saving one who is right in…

Part 1: Reflections on “The Drowning Child”

This morning I was intrigued by a blogger’s article called “The Drowning Child“. At 15 years old, Saania is wise beyond her years and constantly looking for ways to expand her thinking. Her comment feed is a hub of lively discussion and a time of personal reflection. Saania explores Peter’s stance in this particular scenario:…

#Paint-Chip Poem – When I was Little…

I enjoyed the aroma of turmeric in mom’s curryDad’s old leather boots were curiously in a hurryA divine touch of luck to discover an Indian Head pennyLazy lizard beaded key chains of which there were many Experienced euphoria while gazing at sparkling lakesCreated my own potpourri out of orange peels and floral flakesThe sheer power…

10 of My Favorite Feelings

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart” Helen Keller I love that when I come back to WordPress after my journey in the world, I feel enveloped by the comfort of the community. Chocoviv invited me to this fun tag,…

IBM World Community Grid

Hello everyone, hope you are well today! Inspired by a post I read on Tony Burgess’s post, “The Thing About: The Virus“, I thought about various efforts to help find a cure and treatment for COVID-19. IBM’s World Community Grid allows anyone with a computer, smartphone, or tablet to donate their unused processing power to…

#A2Z – Director’s Dilemma of Dogme 95 (fiction)

“CUT!!!” Director Cavanaugh acerbic voice sliced through the air. Buzzing with energy from the two cups of coffee he drank, he chewed on his pen cap as he witnessed an interesting snapshot on his screen. It was linked to an underwater videographer’s feed. A fish inside a jellyfish! Could he turn this bizarre moment into…