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A copule years ago I had this urge to try writing. To just write and enjoy the challenge to making words fit together in concise, creative, and pithy ways. I decided to write simply on some musings I had about the challenges of writing non-fiction. I didn’t get far - but I was pretty proud of what I did get down. Some of clever sentences still surprise me. 

It was just a challenge to myself but I figured I might finally share it. Take it for what is and try to ignore any grammatical or spelling mishaps. I just left it exactly as it was when I wrote it.

I bolded some of my favourite lines, haha. 

Not being a writer myself, I have often imagined that writing truth would be a snap when compared to writing fiction. With the events and ideas already there, all you have to do is pen them. You don’t have to scour the farthest reaches of the global artistic pool for inspiration, without constantly looking over your shoulder to make sure you aren’t simply re-inventing stories that have already been communicated. While these ideas have merit, I am beginning to see the other side of this debate.

At first glance writing fiction might seem like a daunting task, simply because it is not necessarily based upon pre-experienced or communicated ideas. However, consider the innate imagination and desire for the grandiose we all experience to some degree within our short lives. I suppose we could attribute these desires to our generations up bringing with such minds as Dr. Seuss, or nursery walls decorated with running kitchen utensils and bovine partaking in astronomical activities. Fictitious ideas are only as far out of reach as a nightmare, or the occasional thespian inkling to be something we are not.

I imagine it can be quite difficult to communicate a true story without painfully grinding the readers mind through the gravel pit of detail, therefore causing them to become disinterested with the story itself. It must also be difficult to maintain a balance between staying true to the events and mood of the story, while still trying to propel it forward in a motion that will maintain a decent rhythm…

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Vintage Melfort pics fascinate me for some reason…

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"This has been sitting on the counter for a while. Are you sure I won’t get a virus if I put it in my slot?"

- A client asking about a CD she left out for a few days.  (via clientsfromhell)
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"I’ll be back in town ASAP. The Jamaican airport doesn’t have any flights until tomorrow, but I figure if I start driving back to the States now, I’ll beat the plane anyways."

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Someone mentioned this movie at lunch today and I had the strangest flood of memories. I had forgotten that this movie even existed until that moment.

Someone mentioned this movie at lunch today and I had the strangest flood of memories. I had forgotten that this movie even existed until that moment.

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Clients From Hell: While figuring out the sizing of a poster for a client.Client: Wait…...

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While figuring out the sizing of a poster for a client.

Client: Wait… I see the 24”x36” option, but below it also says centimeters on it! Where are the centimeters? I don’t see them. Do they make it bigger that 24”x36”?

Me: No. We work with other countries and include metric measurements for…

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My new vertical calendar desktop idea. I’m sure it’s been done, but I think it’s a cool idea and way to take advantage of OSX’s rotating wallpaper feature.  

I made one image for every day of the month.

Then I set the image to change in order every day. This way each day the correct date is bolded and coloured. It seems time consuming to do, but it’s really not.

I used one of my image I took at a friends wedding at SanJo bay on Vancouver Island last fall.