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Starbucks and Patron

Vacation Discoveries XO

There’s no substitute for a “real” Starbucks barista, but when you’re in remote areas (like the Maine Coast) this is a close second. Super simple, super great! We were vacationing in Maine with friends, started throwing these ingredients together and discovered an awesome drink. Great any time of day. Try it. It’s worth a shot! […]

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Photo + Synthesis

In his book Art of Thought, Graham Wallas (1926) presents one of the first models of the creative process. Wallas explains the creative process in five stages: preparation (brainstorming): preparatory work that focuses the individual’s mind on the idea and explores it’s dimensions incubation (deep-thinking): a point where an idea is internalized “into the unconscious […]

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Age of Ideas

I’m going to list several things below that actually have something huge in common. Once you see where I’m going with this I’m sure you’ll be able to add many, many more to the list. But most important, if history is any indicator, you’ll also get as excited as me. Ok, here’s the list: Alfred […]

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A.L.F.A. Strikes Back

I spent most of my formative years in a large town in Litchfield County Connecticut. While its considered the largest town in CT, New Milford is definitely still a town. No large buildings, only hills and the wide Housatonic river running through the valley.

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