Feb 27

The WYSIWYG Principle

What You See is What You Get

Most computer users these days are familiar with the term WYSIWYG, pronounced like “Wizzywig.” That’s an acronym for the words “What You See Is What You Get.” Most word processors and many other text-based software and web applications use a … Continue reading

Feb 20

Pronoia–The Universe is Helping You

Pronoia

What a wonderful concept to consider: instead of “the world” conspiring against us, “the Universe” is actually working on our behalf. Most of us have been taught and have lived most of our lives believing the very opposite–the paranoia approach. How … Continue reading

Jan 08

Life Is Easy Video

Life Is Easy

Jon Jandai is a simple man from Thailand who grew up poor, was encouraged to go get an education, and then decided to go back to the simpler life. Life was hard when lived from the western, “civilized” perspective, but … Continue reading

Jan 07

A little encouragement can change a life forever!

A Little Encouragement

Years ago I wrote a poem entitled Somebody’s Angel. I’d had the title for many years without knowing what it was to be. But finally the ideas started to flow, and I then knew what it was to be–that poem. … Continue reading

Dec 19

Season’s Greetings 2014 Video

Christmas Greetings 2014

We live in a world of wonderful technical toys and software, and I’ve been playing with Explaindio, a new piece of software recently released. To give myself a specific project to work on, I decided create a short Christmas video … Continue reading

Nov 28

The Ripple Effect-Women Helping Women

water ripples

This 5 minute movie by Ripple Effect Images is the story of a group of world-class women journalists and photographers who decided that they could help women across the world by documenting their plight and the solutions they are enacting … Continue reading

Nov 27

"A Simple Act of Caring Creates an Endless Ripple"

water ripples

On this Thanksgiving Day here in America, most of us have so much for which we can be so thankful. Sometimes people need a hand, and reaching out in kindness and compassion to help them can set off a ripple … Continue reading