Bet I Can Make You Cry

It’s the last day of 2014 here in the US and I know a lot of people will be doing retrospectives.  Instead of events, I like to look at the best television advertising on the year.  Here are two of my favorites.  Please enjoy and have a fabulous 2015 (for those of you who haven’t…

Sharing My World – Week 51

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) Would you prefer snowy winters, or not, and why? NOT NOT NOT.  I lived through my quota of blizzards in Colorado.  I love our rain here in Oregon. So, you’re on your way out and…

The Art of Asking

Brain Pickings, the free weekly interestingness digest, released the list of the fourteen best books of this year.  My favorite is by Amanda Palmer, “The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help“.  Amanda Palmer plays music I would never listen to, but I am impressed with her as a…

2014 in TED Talks

I’m a great TED fan.  They have a 2014 retrospective that is wonderful.  I was amazed to see how many of the presentations I had watched.  I’ve laughed, cried and been amazed by so many of the ideas that come to me, in my home, for free.  This is a wonderful time to be alive.…

61 Musings Revisited

The WordPress Daily Prompt for today is hindsight:  Now that you’ve got some blogging experience under your belt, re-write your very first post.  Wow, what a scary idea.  That was 234 posts ago and a lot has happened since then. My logo got a little spruced up.  The original is on the left.  I aged…

18 Minutes to Find Yourself

The Universe does tend to work in incredibly serendipitous ways that never cease to amaze and amuse me.  Take Thursday, for example.   Cee and I had been discussing passions in life.  Hers is definitely photography.  She comes alive with a camera in her hands. I couldn’t figure out what passion is.  What’s the driving thing…

Downton Abbey Spoofs

For all you Downton Abbey fans in the US, the cast did a two part spoof to raise money for the Text Santa charity drive.  Be prepared to laugh at classic Downton Abbey humor.     Hi.  I’m Chris.  I’m an introvert.  All of my postings tend to reflect my introvert world in some way…