Posts tagged with "practice makes perfect".
I’ve been reading through Scott McCleod’s Understanding Comics, a kind-of non-fiction graphic-novel-esque work that deconstructs the art of comics in the form of a comic. It is an aging work, originally published in 1993, and thus has little to say about …read the full post ⇒
There has been a lot of buzz over ‘The Gap’ lately. The Creative Gap. Maybe you’ve seen it. I’ve seen hints of it roll through the social networks in the last couple of weeks, getting all inspiring on our feeds …read the full post ⇒
I’ve been reading / listening to a book called “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell. It’s a non-fiction, pop-sociology-type book that seeks to explain the success of successful people through analysis of pre-conditions in environment such as timely access to resources, opportunity, and …read the full post ⇒
The chain of events goes something like this:
1) Brad and his family travel to the fine (but chilly) city of Calgary to visit with a handful of folks (of to whom they happen to be related) who choose to live there for …
I feel pretty foolish admitting that amidst the flurry of a few years of great games and that steady acquisition of modern entrapments built of cardboard, wood, metal, and plastic bits with which we’ve fallen in love, I’ve neglected picking up so much as a pawn to play a game of chess in (count them) three years. I was flipping aimlessly though the iTunes store the other night, perusing new music and podcasts, wondering how it was that my name is now search-able there, and came across an iPod chess game for the mere price of three Monday morning double-doubles. I downloaded, installed, and promptly had my ass handed to me by a machine the size of a deck of cards. Some practice is required, methinks. Sigh.