London Day 2 – Killer Not Filler

Up is down and day is night. Today was the first day I felt normal. Well, until mid-afternoon, then jet lag kicked in. Morning started with a traditional English breakfast buffet. Everything I was warned of was there. Baked beans, runny eggs, strange fruit and bacon that is somehow different.…

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London Day 1 – It’s Quite Fun to be Bad

Or so I overheard on the plane, just as we were landing in Heathrow. After nearly 12 hours of being cramped in airplanes with little reclining and no legroom. It was a contest of will to sit there for hours on end. The hardest part of traveling to London is…

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Bad Habits that Crush Your Creativity in Hacker Monthly

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." —Albert Einstein The only thing more fleeting than your 15 minutes of fame is your 3 nano seconds of E-fame. When I posted my article…

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8 Bad Habits that Crush Your Creativity and Stifle Your Success

"There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination."— Ralph Waldo Emerson Standing in front of this massive banyan tree on Maui, I was inspired to try something new. I had a vision in my mind's eye of this tree. And…

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10 Tips For Getting Things Done

On any given day, the biggest challenge I face in getting things done is managing my time on the phone. A few phone calls in the morning, a flood of emails and the next thing you know, my entire day is thrown off balance. We all struggle with squeezing every…

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Secret Aardvark Habanero Hot Sauce

A guilty pleasure I enjoy is hot sauce. Find the right hot sauce and it can make anything better. Everyone starts with the tried and true Tabasco. From there you can branch out and delve into the world of the insane. My local butcher has over 100 kinds of hot…

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Sarah and Patrick’s Woodstock Vermont Destination Wedding

Last year I traveled to a destination wedding in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This year, almost one year to the date, I traveled to Woodstock, Vermont to photograph the wedding of Sarah and Patrick. Sarah (my album designer) and Patrick are beloved friends. They say you should never work for family…

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The Power of Words

"What are words for when no one listens its no use talking at all" Missing Persons Words are powerful. A well crafted turn-of-phrase has the power to impact lives. Too many becomes a bunch of noise. Can words become art? Wordle Continuing with my theme of Cinematic Wisdom, I recently…

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Living Your Dream

While in Seattle, I had the opportunity to visit my friend Mat Hayward. A talented photographer who shoots weddings, sports (Seahawks), contributes to a stock agency, volunteers at the zoo, manages McGrath's Fish House, in addition to raising two daughters and being married to a beautiful woman. He's a very…

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Ambassador for Change – No More Plastic Water Bottles

At first glance, it may not seem like much, but if everyone tried to make one change in their life to help the environment then collectively we could change the world. It seems that I can't pick up a newspaper, magazine or turn on the radio without hearing stories about…

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