Friday, February 14, 2014

Valentine Perfection!

Today’s valentine google doodle is charming perfection.

Please take a few moments and visit the google search homepage and roll over the candy conversation hearts. 

Each heart is linked to a recorded love story courtesy Ira Glass and NPR's This American Life.  

Each story is from a different perspective and has a unique age-relevant voice over. The stories range from a first crush to a blind date to middle school puppy love to mid-life surprise. 

Whimsical illustrations accompany all of them AND if you're looking to send something extra to your loved one, google has added a link below the google doodle that sends a Disney illustration to the person of your choice. 

Amazing job google doodle team.
Happy Valentines Day!

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Only in San Francisco.

Golden Gate Bridge Jan 26, 3:00 pm
Golden Gate Bridge Jan 26, 3:20 pm
Nina and I walked Crissy Field today and we were treated to the most amazing natural illusion.

When we started our walk at 3:00 pm, fog was suspended just above the water line.

20 minutes later, it had drifted up and was slowing enveloping the Golden Gate bridge.

And 20 minutes after that, poof, the bridge was engulfed by fog and the fog horn began sounding.

Golden Gate Bridge Jan 26, 3:40 pm

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Enough Said.

Found this image in my LinkedIn news feed today. I could not agree more.

Thank you Julie Robertson for sharing.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

“Happy” Halloween

Business colleagues dressed as Teletubbies out to lunch on Kearny St.
San Francisco loves to dress up. I took a photo of this group because they emphasize the “happy” part of the holiday. I like that!

Eh-oh Teletubbies
Big hug!
You made me smile.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Find Your Inspiration.

Badge artwork is a repost from the blog 40 Days of Dating
Recently I found this “Be Optimistic” badge on the internet and it made me smile.

The badge was created to lift the spirits of a friend after a particularly challenging day.

Some days are tough. Remember to “be optimistic.”

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Love Letters to the Under Appreciated

Artwork reposted from the Bold Italic
What a brilliant idea! Write a love letter to an under appreciated person, place or thing. With my love letter admiration...why have I not ever thought of this???

I love a good creative idea and more than that I admire creative people. That’s why I read The Bold Italic online magazine. The Bold Italic keeps me in touch with the quirky city I live in, San Francisco, and inspires me weekly with their brilliantly written, humorous articles covering everything from the naked guys in the Castro to essays questioning the friendliness of San Franciscans. 

Today when I received my weekly email I was compelled to share the Love Letter artwork and stories since it not only made me smile it made me slightly jealous. What a great idea! You must read some of the odes written to the under appreciated. My favorite post is I Love You San Francisco Weather. It’s so funny and so true. Our weather in San Francisco is mercurial.

If you live in the Bay Area and haven’t read The Bold Italic, please take my recommendation and check them out. I’m certain you’ll find something under appreciated that you’ll love.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Made by Hand.

Julene Harrison paper cut
Made by hand with an exacto knife, keen percision, a passion for paper and a witty sense of humor Julene Harrison creates one of a kind works of art for clients around the world.

I was speechless when I saw the first example of her artwork on pinterest but then I looked her up online and was even more humbled by her portfolio and her blog.

Please click one of the links above to view more of Julene’s work. I promise you will find each composition more interesting and humorous than the last.