Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Coffee break: Spite Houses


What are spite houses, you ask? Houses built out of spite, of course -- designed to irritate/annoy because sometimes, that bastard next door deserves it.

Here's a list of 8 houses built in the name of spite.

Friday, November 2, 2012

Notes to Self: One design to rule them all...


I hate nail art. But if I had to paint my nails that way, I would definitely consider this.

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

The rookie photographer's top 10 mistakes

If you're new to photography, read this. Here are the top 10 mistakes by beginners when it comes to digital photography.

Picture Correct also names 5 more mistakes by new photographers.

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Mental Notes: Do be Cruella


Sure, Halloween is over. That doesn't mean you can't dress up though.

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Notes to Self: Shoe Appreciation Day


It's not too late to appreciate your shoes...In my case, my 12-year boot collection...

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Coffee Break Poem: Winnowing

Here we go, trying
to separate
the infinite possibilities of life
from the limited circumstances
we prefer.

At the last breath
none of us know
whether it was
the chaff
or the grain
that flew off in the wind.


by Simon Ó Faoláin
from Anam Mhadra
publisher: Coiscéim, Dublin, 2008

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