Posts tagged with "culture".
The funny thing about traveling is that it mucks up your perspective for a few weeks after you get back. Every time I leave town on some epic vacation I come back and my thoughts about where I live are skewed: either I wonder why WE do something one way or why we DON’T do it another. I think this was magnified by going to New York. We’re so little, while New York is so big. For example, even that generic notion of culture is bigger: it has so many more ingredients cooked together, like a really robust chili recipe, blended and merged with time and heat for all the flavours to mature. In one way, this vastness and maturity of culture it makes me feel as if any idea I could come up with is just a pale reflection that’s already been done there. But then that might just be the challenge, right? To do it better. Different. Uniquely.
…shortly before lunch we file out to the bus stop just across the street, board the packed shuttle, and make our way down to the land of food and tents and tens of thousand of peoples in Hawrelak Park where the Edmonton Heritage Festival is in full swing.read the full post ⇒
I offer a few meager glimpses into the efforts of this Canadian father to impart fragments of a culture less imported and more reflective of the stewardship my daughter, Claire, will one day inherit.read the full post ⇒
Thinking about the whole concept of pop culture art in the context of the internet, it’s tough not to look across the breadth of modern design — particularly in online indie-style art — and see the historic influence of Andy Warhol. …read the full post ⇒
I could write a full blog entry, but it’s Sunday morning and I don’t feel like it. Instead, some updates to touch upon the various tidbits of excitement1 here.
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Progressing at a different pace than I expected. I …
Odd jumbles of random events in one’s life often result in the painful culmination of something called self-realization.
We all do it, you know. We are bred into this culture of self-focused emotions where rather than express things to each other …