Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Creatively Conflicted

Creative people have to deal with the monsters in their mind. We are conflicted......we argue with ourselves and usually do nothing but create mental scrambled eggs in our heads. Time usually sorts things out, but we create a lot of confusion in the meantime. Round and round and round we go and where we land nobody knows. 

The Fast Company Leadership Now website has an interesting post on the 10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People. Faisal Hoque has some interesting points for the creatively conflicted. A interesting read. 10 Paradoxical Traits Of Creative People

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Quote DuJour

"Reaching a 'creative' state of mind thru positive action is considered preferable to waiting for 'inspiration'. "
- Minor White

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Sign From Mars

This sign has marked the way from Illinois to Milwaukee for many years. It's so circa 1950's type design is what makes it. The store building has changed but the sign remains the same. A true cheddar curtain icon.

© Neil Schierstedt All Rights Reserved

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Quote DuJour

Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies. 
- Diane Arbus

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Quote DuJour

"The ugly can be beautiful.
The pretty never."
- Oscar Wilde

Friday, January 03, 2014