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SaraMorison

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ZEN and the art of MM

Last week I was chatting with my soon-to-be 20 year-old son who was reading Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and just like that I decided to reread it 30 years after tackling it the first time!... Continue Reading →

2017 Resolution: The Achievement Habit

A take-away after reading The Achievement Habit by Bernard Roth of Stanford's d.school

Pealing back the layers

My web design course with Kevin McMillan at Emily Carr University of Art and Design is all about uncovering the layers behind a web site, with a focus on responsive adaptive design. Kevin has been teaching web design since the... Continue Reading →

Online learning…CreativeLive

The more I learn, the more I realize I have SO much to learn, yet I am loving all the ways my brain is being stretched these days. Take for example Creativelive.com. I discovered this website/learning tool at the CreativeMorning lecture I attended in August.... Continue Reading →

Creative Mornings

and the beginning of Tok2strangers...

Inspiring creative women

Today I want to introduce you to three inspiring women who have touched me, made me think, and awed me in their accomplishments, their naturalness, and their eloquence. Monday I met Maira Kalman.  Illustrator and writer, designer of handbags, clothes... Continue Reading →

Looking forward (on the web)

On my weekly hike up the Grouse Grind, I've been listening to podcasts about anything related to web design and this past week I encountered yet another new term: Responsive Design! Ahhh yess! Karen McGrane on The Web Ahead talked... Continue Reading →

Helpful design sites (and blogs)

Which which is which...my learning curve keeps escalating, an ever invigorating ride up! So, along with the books I'm reading and the podcasts I'm listening to, here are some of the sites and blogs i've become hooked on as they... Continue Reading →

Learning while hiking

My 21-year-old son told me recently that on his 30-minute walk to work/school each day he now listens to books or podcasts. Learning while commuting...great idea! So now instead of just listening to music as I hike my beloved Grouse... Continue Reading →

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