The balance of design

sunDesign, Leadership

The reddish-brown dirt clod would crumble in Sunny’s hands when she was a child as she would carefully select a piece to continue to draw. Her family had settled in Alaska and, after living there awhile, decided to build a solar house. Many of her days were spent outside playing … Read More

DIY cell phone wallet


It’s confirmed: my cell phone is too slippery. In the sense that if my hands are full, guess which one item is going to be the one to fall? In the sense that it’s small and easily set somewhere forgettable. In the sense that it easily slides to the bottom … Read More

Parting ways with a labor of love

sunArtwork, Design

Fence post and conduit cut to length with a cutter you spin by hand. Holes bored with a handheld drill. Brightly colored ripstop nylon cut and sewn. Grommets hammered into place. Canopy fittings ordered. A little assistance from someone to weld a couple of pieces and another to help sew … Read More

PePcon – Woohoo!


So, I put about zero thought into taking photos in Chicago. I just snapped this masterpiece during a moment of being happy. Last week was PePcon (the Print and ePublishing Conference)—something I’ve been wanting to attend for some time! I’ve had a printout of their website on my bulletin board for years … Read More

Getting out of my own way


With this title and photo, this post could be about so many things. This photo was taken in Joshua Tree a few months ago, where I had the most amazing time up on those rocks. And doing a bit of getting out of my own way. But, this post is about this … Read More