High Seas, High Contrasts

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The drama of waves crashing against rocks attracts us with its bright contrasts of sunlight and shadow, its dynamic continuity, always changing never static, its theatrical thunderous sound, and,  its sparkling explosions. We are biologically hard-wired to attend to high … Continued

Translucent Layering

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I recall two favorite desserts from childhood.  One was layer cake. Pan cakes were always a relative disappointment. I missed the beauty of those layers. The other was apple strudel. Again, it was those delicate multiple pastry layers that appealed … Continued

Challenge Your Skills

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NPR recently reported on studies in creativity as presented in recent TED talks. One interesting discovery was that artists (musicians, painters etc) can fall into comfortable repeated patterns relying on unchallenged skills for success.  But, by challenging those patterns and … Continued