Monthly Archives: February 2014

Birth of an Idea – Some Thoughts on Creativity

Fertilize the Mind How is an idea born? Paradoxically, the answer remains an enigma even to those who spend their lives creating ideas. Designers who talk about their creativity in the book, A Smile in the Mind by Beryl McAlhone, … Continue reading

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Teaching in the 60’s and 70’s

What do You Want to be When You Grow Up? “I’m going to be a doctor when I grow up—a brain surgeon,” I announced when I was around age 10 or 11. I always read my grandmother’s (Mom-Mom’s) Readers Digest … Continue reading

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