An object is simultaneously itself and a symbol of something else, an association made by the person perceiving the object.
Quite fittingly, and is so often the case, where I ended up by the time I finished writing this meditation is not where I thought I was headed. The word of the day is destination and the realization that when I aim for a goal, not only do I often fall short but that I’ve fallen short so often that I now habitually begin with what some might term a defeatist attitude. It hasn’t always been thus. I remember some projects that turned out differently, where a collaboration took me further than I had initially conceived. That was amazing.
My brother’s boat, the Arran Mor, a Catalina 30. The photo is from a summer past. I’m no sailor, myself, but I appreciate the beauty of the angles.
I finally make time to visit Dove Cottage and it was closed for renovation.
A nearly solitary walk from Elterwater to Grasmere.
Designing corporate culture through architecture, physical and social.
The explicit discrimination in seeking a corporate “culture fit”.
If you love it, keep it. If you don’t, don’t. Make room for the things you love.
Words: Squash vs Quash You squash bugs. You quash rumors. ———— Change: “The about-to-launch campaign was also squashed by Mayor Boris Johnson.” ———— Technically squash can be used in place of quash (to put an end to; suppress). But isn’t it nicer to make the distinction?