Tag Archives: creativity

First Step, Process, Iteration, Completion: From Bottom to Top

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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

A lot of chatter out there recently about Led Zeppelin being sued for stealing the intro to Stairway to heaven from a 1960s band called Spirit. Lots of “experts” weighing in on just how stolen the piece may or may … Continue reading

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In Search of the Gushing Pen

I just stopped. The pen was so faulty in putting ink to paper that I just stopped taking notes. And then I just stopped thinking. And that isn’t much help when you’re actually trying to put thoughts to paper. I … Continue reading

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One Lamp to Rule Them All

What possessed you to make an Eye of Sauron lamp? That was a question someone asked when I showed them the finished product. I loved that question. Partially because it had no detectable mockery of my nerdery, but mostly because … Continue reading

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Faking is not Making It

I just made it up. I say that a lot when I’m cooking.  When I cook (if I dare call it that) I often don’t know what I’m doing or have any set plan. I tend to make split second … Continue reading

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